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  • The present church is baroque in style, but contains some works of art of earlier periods.

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  • The interior was restored in the baroque style in 1712.

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  • The cathedral has a Romanesque Gothic portal of 1332 by a Roman marble worker named Deodatus, and the interior is decorated in the Baroque style, but still retains the pointed vaulting of 1154, introduced into Italy by French Benedictines; it contains a splendid silver antependium by the 15th-century goldsmith Nicolo di Guardiagrele (1433-48).

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  • Agatha, containing the relics of the saint, retains its three original Norman apses (1091), but is otherwise a large baroque edifice.

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  • Maria Maggiore, founded in 1137 and completed in 1355, with a baroque interior and some interesting works of art.

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  • Two baroque chapels were added in the 17th and 18th centuries, which are fortunately shut off from the rest of the church.

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  • Celso (the interior and the baroque facade are by Alessi).

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  • The façade, in the baroque style, was added in 1703.

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  • The Franciscan church, with an elegant tower built in 1866, is an interesting example of the transition style of the 13th century, with later baroque additions.

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  • The internal façade of the Palazzo Ginetti is finely decorated with stucco, and has a curious detached baroque staircase by Martino Lunghi the younger, which Burckhardt calls unique if only for the view to which its arched colonnades serve as a frame.

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  • Other buildings remarkable for their size and interest are: the national museum (1836-1844); the town-hall (1869-1875), in the early Renaissance style; the university, with a baroque facade (rebuilt 1900), and the university library (opened in 1875), a handsome Renaissance building; the palace of justice (1896), a magnificent edifice situated not far from the Houses of Parliament.

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  • Other buildings remarkable for their size and interest are: the national museum (1836-1844); the town-hall (1869-1875), in the early Renaissance style; the university, with a baroque facade (rebuilt 1900), and the university library (opened in 1875), a handsome Renaissance building; the palace of justice (1896), a magnificent edifice situated not far from the Houses of Parliament.

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  • 1177); the church of St Peter, reconstructed by Fischer von Erlach in 1702-13, and the University church, erected by the Jesuits in 1625-31, both in the baroque style with rich frescoes; lastly, the small church of St Ruprecht, the oldest church in Vienna, first built in 740, and several times reconstructed; and the old Rathaus.

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  • Of the gates only two remain, the Porta Nuova and the Porta Felice; both are fine examples of the baroque style, the former was erected in 1584 to commemorate the return of Charles V.

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  • Maria di Provenzano, a vast baroque building of some elegance, designed by Schifardini (1594) Sant' Agostino, rebuilt by Vanvitelli in 1755, containing a Crucifixion and Saints by Perugino, a Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni, the Coming of the Magi by Sodoma, and a St Anthony by Spagnoletto (?); the beautiful church of the Servites (15th century), which contains another Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni and other good examples of the Sienese school; San Francesco, designed by Agostino and Agnolo about 1326, and now restored, which once possessed many fine paintings by Duccio Buoninsegna, Lorenzetti, Sodoma and Beccafumi, some of which perished in the great fire of 1655; San Domenico, a fine 13th-century building with a single nave and transept, containing Sodoma's splendid fresco the Swoon of St Catherine, the Madonna of Guido da Siena, 1281, and a crucifix by Sano di Pietro.

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  • Eloquent testimony is given by the beautiful churches and palaces of Prague - largely Gothic and baroque in style - to the architectural genius of the nation.

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  • After Longhena's date church architecture in Venice declined upon the dubious taste of baroque; the facades of San Moise and of Santa Maria del Giglio are good specimens of this style.

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  • The rest of the edifice was in the baroque style; the high altar (containing the supposed letter of the Virgin Mary to the people of Messina), richly decorated with marbles, lapis lazuli, &c., was begun in 1628 and completed in 1726.

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  • Many of the palaces have fine pillared courtyards of the baroque period, some of which are the work of Guarini.

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  • This edifice, in the Italian baroque style, surmounted by a dome, possesses but little architectural merit, and its position is so confined that great ingenuity had to be employed in its internal arrangements to meet the demands of space, but its collection of pictures is one of the finest in Europe.

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  • Many of the palaces have fine pillared courtyards of the baroque period, some of which are the work of Guarini.

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  • The cathedral has a baroque façade; but traces of Romanesque work (12th century) can be seen at the sides and in the campanile.

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  • On the highest ground in the city rises the cathedral, the interior of which was built after his death according to the plans of Giulio Romano; it has double aisles, a fine fretted ceiling, a dome-covered transept, a bad baroque façade, and a large unfinished Romanesque tower.

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  • The dome is an unsuitable addition of 1731 by the Sicilian architect Filippo Juvara (1685-1735), and its baroque decorations spoil the effect of the fine Gothic interior.

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  • Giovanni Battista is a good baroque edifice of 1617; by it stands a fine 13th-century campanile.

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  • Agostino, containing works of sculpture in honour of the house of Este) is a baroque building by Bibbiena; it also contains the tombs of Sigonio and Muratori.

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  • The choir is painted in perspective (there was no room to build one), the earliest example of this device, which was so frequently used in baroque architecture.

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  • Giovanni Battista is a good baroque edifice of 1617; by it stands a fine 13th-century campanile.

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  • The former, well restored by Ricci in1898-1900(except for the dome with its baroque frescoes which has not been altered), is a regular octagon, with a vestibule, originally flanked by two towers on the west, a choir added on the east, triangular outside and circular within; it is surrounded within by two galleries interrupted at the presbytery, and supported by eight large pillars, the intervals between which are occupied by open exedrae.

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  • Pietro), erected in 910, is now almost entirely in the baroque style.

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  • The church was, however, remodelled in 1676, and the interior is baroque.

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  • assembleedit also to Endemol and Channel 4 for assembling the most baroque cast of characters yet.

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  • From what I've read and heard, Bach is now considered somewhat atypical as far as Baroque composers go.

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  • bach cantatas with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.

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  • I was taught to draw all the 16 ' and 8's and a 4 ' if I wanted to play baroque.

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  • One which may seem downright baroque is to use the venerable old UUCP.

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  • Once prediction is the only criterion for program design, software architecture tends to become rather baroque.

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  • The collection includes the two earliest extant baroque trumpets, made in Basel in 1578 by Jacob Steiger.

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  • The ashlar Recreation Hall occupies a central position in the grounds and features an Edwardian baroque gabled frontage to the south.

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  • They seem closer to Poussin, Caravaggio and the Italian baroque than any Dutch artist.

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  • The play, like the Festival, is considered to be in many ways more baroque than classical.

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  • It consists of music of the French baroque dating from a period c.1660 to c.1760.

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  • Another early influence was the verse anthem of the English baroque, in which florid solos alternated with slightly more sedate choruses.

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  • Both have some stunning architecture including 18th century high baroque to 19th century imperial projects.

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  • baroque violin premiered by Mieko Kanno, Conway Hall, London, 7 May 1999.

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  • baroque cello at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama.

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  • baroque lute repertoire, Guitar 1 being a little harder than the others.

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  • baroque oboe, and teaches the instrument at several centers of music.

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  • baroque palace, an experience you won't forget.

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  • baroque facade of no 35 dates from 1842 and is made from Bath stone which is crumbling because of pollution.

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  • Appuldurcombe House is the impressive shell of a grand 18th century baroque style stately home of the Worsley family.

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  • Featuring white cultured freshwater baroque pearls threaded with pink thread and a 9 carat gold clasp.

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  • Later in the month he tours France and Germany, singing Bach cantatas with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.

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  • Now principal cellist with The Academy of Ancient Music, she also teaches baroque cello at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama.

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  • Now principal cellist with The Academy of Ancient Music, she also teaches baroque cello at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama.

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  • ceremonial procession through the grand squares of Sir Christopher Wren's baroque masterpiece on the banks of the Thames.

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  • Pachelbel was another baroque composer, today chiefly known for his sublime Canon in D.

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  • They also far exceed the dramatic scope and theatrical flare of all Baroque opera composers, including even Monteverdi.

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  • Matching earrings have the same baroque nuggets of Smokey Quartz, hung from sterling silver earwires for pierced ears.

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  • Matching earrings have the same baroque nuggets of Smokey Quartz, hung from sterling silver earwires for pierced ears.

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  • Even the elaboration of detail in Othello's account of the handkerchief may be regarded as a baroque extravagance.

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  • The imposing baroque facade of no 35 dates from 1842 and is made from Bath stone which is crumbling because of pollution.

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  • In addition to research, Terry stays involved with classical and baroque flute and has recently ventured into jazz and folk music.

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  • Some baroque pottery was also found, together with a human jawbone.

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  • Trios from the baroque lute repertoire, Guitar 1 being a little harder than the others.

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  • DI Michael joined a ceremonial procession through the grand squares of Sir Christopher Wren's baroque masterpiece on the banks of the Thames.

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  • minutely detailed account of Renaissance and Baroque performance practice.

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  • oboe d'amore and baroque trumpet players in 1990s Japan?

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  • She specializes in the baroque oboe, and teaches the instrument at several centers of music.

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  • Sunday Independent, Ireland, May 26 1996 " Welsh mezzo Buddug Verona James whose voice and temperament seem ideal for baroque opera.

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  • There will be a baroque dance class, plus viols, recorder consorts, early brass and baroque orchestra.

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  • In the late 1750s the baroque style evolved into a rococo characterized by rich surface ornamentation in a lavish use of decorative motifs.

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  • The curious baroque slated roof recalls somewhat a multi-storied Japanese pagoda, with its small turrets.

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  • To stay at the Hotel Ritz is to step inside a baroque palace, an experience you won't forget.

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  • palazzo Labia, is a Venetian, Baroque, palazzo built at the beginning of the 18th century.

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  • perky baroque music for added atmosphere.

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  • pilgrimage church which from outside looks to be another C18 baroque church.

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  • DI Michael joined a ceremonial procession through the grand squares of Sir Christopher Wren's baroque masterpiece on the banks of the Thames.

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  • Painted dark red, it stood majestic and aloof behind its elaborate Baroque railing, an old, shady garden spreading in its background.

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  • Nor can we fully understand medieval renaissance or baroque painting.

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  • He makes regular oratorio appearances throughout the country as well as singing baroque repertoire.

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  • splendourarchitecture is imposing in its scale and baroque splendor, .. .

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  • The more unusual instruments include items from our medieval and early music collection (including viols, shawms, baroque violins, etc.

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  • Revised version for baroque violin premiered by Mieko Kanno, Conway Hall, London, 7 May 1999.

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  • The former, well restored by Ricci in1898-1900(except for the dome with its baroque frescoes which has not been altered), is a regular octagon, with a vestibule, originally flanked by two towers on the west, a choir added on the east, triangular outside and circular within; it is surrounded within by two galleries interrupted at the presbytery, and supported by eight large pillars, the intervals between which are occupied by open exedrae.

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  • The church was, however, remodelled in 1676, and the interior is baroque.

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  • The façade, in the baroque style, was added in 1703.

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  • After Longhena's date church architecture in Venice declined upon the dubious taste of baroque; the facades of San Moise and of Santa Maria del Giglio are good specimens of this style.

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  • The cathedral has a Romanesque Gothic portal of 1332 by a Roman marble worker named Deodatus, and the interior is decorated in the Baroque style, but still retains the pointed vaulting of 1154, introduced into Italy by French Benedictines; it contains a splendid silver antependium by the 15th-century goldsmith Nicolo di Guardiagrele (1433-48).

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  • Pietro), erected in 910, is now almost entirely in the baroque style.

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  • Maria di Provenzano, a vast baroque building of some elegance, designed by Schifardini (1594) Sant' Agostino, rebuilt by Vanvitelli in 1755, containing a Crucifixion and Saints by Perugino, a Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni, the Coming of the Magi by Sodoma, and a St Anthony by Spagnoletto (?); the beautiful church of the Servites (15th century), which contains another Massacre of the Innocents by Matteo di Giovanni and other good examples of the Sienese school; San Francesco, designed by Agostino and Agnolo about 1326, and now restored, which once possessed many fine paintings by Duccio Buoninsegna, Lorenzetti, Sodoma and Beccafumi, some of which perished in the great fire of 1655; San Domenico, a fine 13th-century building with a single nave and transept, containing Sodoma's splendid fresco the Swoon of St Catherine, the Madonna of Guido da Siena, 1281, and a crucifix by Sano di Pietro.

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  • According to the well-known law, however, the Renaissance, made for the people of the plains, never fully took root in Siena, as in other parts of Tuscany, and the loss of its independence and power in 1555 led to a suspension of building activity, which to the taste of the present day is most fortunate, inasmuch as the baroque of the 17th and the false classicism of the 18th centuries have had hardly any effect here; and few towns of Italy are so unspoilt by restoration or the addition of incongruous modern buildings, or preserve so many characteristics and so much of the real spirit (manifested to-day in the grave and pleasing courtesy of the inhabitants) of the middle ages, which its narrow and picturesque streets seem to retain.

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  • 1177); the church of St Peter, reconstructed by Fischer von Erlach in 1702-13, and the University church, erected by the Jesuits in 1625-31, both in the baroque style with rich frescoes; lastly, the small church of St Ruprecht, the oldest church in Vienna, first built in 740, and several times reconstructed; and the old Rathaus.

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  • The rest of the edifice was in the baroque style; the high altar (containing the supposed letter of the Virgin Mary to the people of Messina), richly decorated with marbles, lapis lazuli, &c., was begun in 1628 and completed in 1726.

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  • The dome is an unsuitable addition of 1731 by the Sicilian architect Filippo Juvara (1685-1735), and its baroque decorations spoil the effect of the fine Gothic interior.

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  • The present church is baroque in style, but contains some works of art of earlier periods.

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  • Agostino, containing works of sculpture in honour of the house of Este) is a baroque building by Bibbiena; it also contains the tombs of Sigonio and Muratori.

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  • Eloquent testimony is given by the beautiful churches and palaces of Prague - largely Gothic and baroque in style - to the architectural genius of the nation.

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  • Two baroque chapels were added in the 17th and 18th centuries, which are fortunately shut off from the rest of the church.

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  • St Peter's, indeed, is a monument of the history of art, not merely within these 120 years from the zenith of the Renaissance till the transition into Baroque - from Bramante, Raphael, Michelangelo, to Maderna and Berninibut down to the 19th century, in which Canova and Thorvaldsen erected there the last great papal monuments.

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  • The style is Gothic, very elaborately decorated, but it shows many peculiarities, for the work was continued through several centuries and after many designs by many masters, notably by Amadeo, who carried out the octagonal cupola (the pinnacle of which dates from 1774), and by Tibaldi, who laid down the pavement and designed a baroque facade.

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  • The choir is painted in perspective (there was no room to build one), the earliest example of this device, which was so frequently used in baroque architecture.

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  • Celso (the interior and the baroque facade are by Alessi).

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  • Maria Maggiore, founded in 1137 and completed in 1355, with a baroque interior and some interesting works of art.

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  • The internal façade of the Palazzo Ginetti is finely decorated with stucco, and has a curious detached baroque staircase by Martino Lunghi the younger, which Burckhardt calls unique if only for the view to which its arched colonnades serve as a frame.

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  • Agatha, containing the relics of the saint, retains its three original Norman apses (1091), but is otherwise a large baroque edifice.

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  • The interior was restored in the baroque style in 1712.

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  • This edifice, in the Italian baroque style, surmounted by a dome, possesses but little architectural merit, and its position is so confined that great ingenuity had to be employed in its internal arrangements to meet the demands of space, but its collection of pictures is one of the finest in Europe.

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  • The Franciscan church, with an elegant tower built in 1866, is an interesting example of the transition style of the 13th century, with later baroque additions.

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  • The cathedral has a baroque façade; but traces of Romanesque work (12th century) can be seen at the sides and in the campanile.

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  • The cathedral was reconstructed in 1733 in the baroque style, and scanty traces of the original building of the 12th century exist (see D.

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  • On the highest ground in the city rises the cathedral, the interior of which was built after his death according to the plans of Giulio Romano; it has double aisles, a fine fretted ceiling, a dome-covered transept, a bad baroque façade, and a large unfinished Romanesque tower.

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  • Of the gates only two remain, the Porta Nuova and the Porta Felice; both are fine examples of the baroque style, the former was erected in 1584 to commemorate the return of Charles V.

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  • Painted dark red, it stood majestic and aloof behind its elaborate Baroque railing, an old, shady garden spreading in its background.

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  • Nor can we fully understand medieval renaissance or baroque painting.

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  • He makes regular oratorio appearances throughout the country as well as singing baroque repertoire.

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  • Wren 's architecture is imposing in its scale and Baroque splendor, ...

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  • The more unusual instruments include items from our medieval and early music collection (including viols, shawms, baroque violins, etc.

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  • My companion, a devotee of the baroque and classical idioms, writhed in anguish throughout this feast of late- and post-romantic chromaticism.

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  • Pearl shapes include baroque, round, symmetrical, and irregular.

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  • Distinctive touches pervade each ship, such as the Flemish clock in the Rotterdam's atrium and baroque pipe organ aboard the Zaandam.

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  • While there you will tour the imposing 900-year-old Baroque Melk Abbey and Passau's spectacular cathedral, which is home to the largest pipe organ in Europe.

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  • You will be treated to in-depth tours of Renaissance palaces and learn about Baroque and Rococo architecture.

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  • Their inventory is arranged by genre, and they have plenty of genres to choose from including alternative, big band, baroque, Latin, punk, swing and more.

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  • Modern homes can make use of the Baroque Customline collection's striking geometric shapes, and deep shadow casting indentations.

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  • Her inspirations from Byzantine and Baroque jewelry are evident, and the startling juxtaposition of bold, chunky looks with feminine elegance are loved just as much today as when they were first introduced.

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  • Baroque pearls are also quite popular, but since they are so irregular in shape, it doesn't require the same kind of expertise to create a strand.

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  • Motets, Baroque music, English carols from the Middle Ages, and German folk songs are all instrumental in forming our modern holiday music traditions.

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  • Baroque classical music, representing the period after the Renaissance, layered rich sound from pipe organs and operatic vocals.

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  • Shapes vary from perfectly round to irregular Baroque pearls and tiny seed pearls.

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  • Many of the styles, such as the Lace Up Granny Boot with baroque style laces and a chunky heel, and the orange and green floral print in the Elsie Floral Rebel, offer a nostalgic return to the past.

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  • By contrast, when you open you catchment to the entire United States, you find much more variety and plenty of opportunities to enjoy everything from Bach to Beethoven, baroque to romantic.

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