Music for the Mass of St. Francis in the Caporali Missal: A Lecture and Performance
  • Missal (detail), 1469. Bartolomeo Caporali (Italian, c. 1420–c. 1505), assisted by Giapeco Caporali (Italian, died 1478). Ink, tempera, silver and burnished gold on vellum (400 folios; 3 full-page illuminations; 31 historiated initials); 35 x 25 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, John L. Severance Fund 2006.154
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Music for the Mass of St. Francis in the Caporali Missal: A Lecture and Performance

Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Kelvin and Elanor Smith Foundation Gallery

Dr. David Rothenberg of Case Western Reserve University discusses the liturgical and musical contents of the Caporali Missal, illustrated with performances of musical excerpts from the Mass for the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi by a chamber choir. Meet in the exhibition gallery.

This lecture is part of the Caporali Lecture Series, complementing the exhibition The Caporali Missal: A Masterpiece of Renaissance Illumination, on view February 17 – June 2, 2013. Co-sponsored by Cleveland State University.