some low clouds meant that sometimes the moon was partially obscured but overall it was a fine night for the once in a century event
The total eclipse is expected to last a record-breaking one hour and 43 minutes, seen in Italy from 21:30, when the moon enters the shadow of the Earth and turns red, until 23:13, when it will start to emerge and regain its normal appearance. The red moon phenomenon, also called a Blood Moon or Luna […]
It is well worth the effort to climb up the steep steps to the Aringo. This large open space, with its magnificent view at the highest point of the Barga hill (also known as the Romeccio hill), is the place where people gathered in the past to govern and to administer justice protected by its […]
Duomo di Barga - Concerto di apertura "In Furore Iustissimae Irae" - Antonio Vivaldi - soprano, Nicki Kennedy - direttore, Federico Maria Sardelli - Ensemble Modo Antiquo
Concerto in do maggiore per archi e basso continuo – RV 114 (1717) 1. Allegro (do maggiore) 2. Adagio (do maggiore) 3. Ciaccona (do maggiore) In furore iustissimae irae – RV 626 (1720-1735) 1. In furore iustissimae irae – Allegro (do minore) Aria per soprano, archi e basso continuo 2. Miserationum Pater piissime Recitativo per […]
Back in August of last year, technicians were busy at work checking the walls of the centuries old Duomo here in Barga trying to find out the exact location of a hole or crack somewhere on the front wall which was allowing rainwater to seep into the stonework causing damp patches and even forming large puddles […]
al tramonto, vigilia della commemorazione dei defunti, suonerà il campanile del Duomo. Prima la campana grossa a distesa poi seguiranno i rintocchi gravi delle tre campane.
With a thin silver of the moon visible and the planet Venus starting to shine over the mountains in the distance outside of the open window, the two experienced bell ringers start to move the heavy centuries old bell in the Duomo above Barga as they celebrate the commemorazione di tutti i fedeli defunti ( Commemoratio Omnium Fidelium Defunctorum ) […]
Technicians were busy this week checking the walls of the centuries old Duomo here in Barga trying to find out the exact location of a hole or crack somewhere on the front wall which was allowing rainwater to seep into the stonework causing damp patches and even forming large puddles on the inside of the […]
The choral concert at Barga’s Duomo di San Cristoforo last Friday at 9.00 pm was organised by the Istituto Superiore d’Istruzione di Barga to raise funds for Amnesty International and was, thankfully, very well attended. Four local choirs participated – each one very different in style and repertoire. Roberta Popolani directed the choir of Barga […]
Back in October of last year, visitors to the Duomo in Barga were confronted by an interesting new sight as the large doors to Duomo were covered by semi translucent nylon sheeting held firmly in place completely hiding the wooden doors but also making the carved centre pieces strangely more prominent and visible and transforming […]
the bell ringers of Barga makes sure that people know its Easter
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new lighting system installed in the Duomo
Il nostro duomo è uno scrigno di opere artistiche che nei secoli la comunità ha realizzato per sottolineare la bellezza della fede nella celebrazione liturgica. Il sistema di illuminazione degli anni 80 c.a a fari alogeni, ha portato a ripensare tutto l’impianto per valorizzare i luoghi liturgici, le forme architettoniche e le opere d’arte che […]
I campanari di Barga
Ogni domenica il gruppo dei campanari di Barga si ritrova e dà vita a questo spettacolo unico.
Most people really never bother to look closely at them but there are some stunning stained glass windows in the Duomo in Barga which with the aid of a decent lens and camera can now be looked at in the comfort of your own home via a monitor or cell phone.