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Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Il primato spetta alla "Maria", la campana piccola del 1580, che suonerà il suo 436° doppio. Seguono staccate le altre 2 campane, la "Concetta" chiamata così in onore dell'Immacolata Concezione e la "S. Cristoforo", Patrono di Barga.

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year on the eighth of December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour the night before on the 7th December – the  so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata”  and tonight […]

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Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year on the eighth of December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour the night before on the 7th December – the  so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata”  and tonight […]

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Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Bell ringers – Doppio dell’Immacolata

Always a special occasion, but for one of the bellringers last night it carried more significance than usual as he was celebrating his 45th year of ringing the Doppio dell’Immacolata.

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year on the eighth of December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour the night before on the 7th December – the  so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata”  and tonight […]

 Pier Giuliano Cecchi

La storia dei Doppi per la Madonna del Molino

La storia dei Doppi per la Madonna del Molino

Tempo addietro pubblicai nel libro “Barga al suono delle campane” di Maria Vittoria Stefani, edito nel 2001, un mio studio storico sull’antica Festa dell’Immacolata Concezione a Barga, alla quale i Barghigiani nel corso dei primi anni del 1500 abbinarono culturalmente l’antica immagine in stile bizantino del Madonna del Molino, con sé portante il ricordo del […]

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"Doppio dell’Immacolata" – the bells ring out

"Doppio dell’Immacolata"  – the bells ring out

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year on the eighth of December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour – the so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata” and last night was no exception. From nine o’clock […]