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The Duelist, A Continuation of the Euterpe Stories

The Duelist, A Continuation of the Euterpe Stories

MagdeburgOctober 1635 Giacomo Carissimi closed the front door behind himself, and began to take his coat off. "Is that you, Jude?" The sound of his wife's voice calling out her nickname for him still stirred a . . . We're really sorry, but this is only available to...
Cadence: A Continuation of the Euterpe Stories

Cadence: A Continuation of the Euterpe Stories

GrantvilleMarch 1635 The doorbell rang. Elizabeth Jordan looked up from the sink where she was peeling carrots. "One of you get that," she called out. She heard Leah's feet go running across the floor. For a small girl, she had such a heavy tread . . . We're really...
Euterpe, Episode 5

Euterpe, Episode 5

To Father Thomas Fitzherbert SJ, Illustrissimus Collegium Anglicanum Roma From Maestro Giacomo Carissimi, Grantville, USE Second day of September, in our Lord's year 1634. Esteemed Father,   Yes, I know that I am very delinquent in responding to your last...
Euterpe, Episode 4

Euterpe, Episode 4

To Father Thomas Fitzherbert SJ, Illustrissimus Collegium Anglicanum Roma From Maestro Giacomo Carissimi, Grantville, USE Second day of January, in our Lord's year 1634. Dear and illustrious Father, Today I finally sit down to write to you. This is the first letter I...
Euterpe, Episode 3

Euterpe, Episode 3

To Father Thomas Fitzherbert SJ, Illustrissimus Collegium AnglicanumRoma From Maestro Giacomo Carissimi, Grantville, USA Seventh day of October, in our Lord's year 1633. Dear and honored father, How are you? I received your letter today. It was waiting for me at the...
EUTERPE, episode 2

EUTERPE, episode 2

To Father Thomas Fitzherbert SJ of the Illustrissimus Collegium Anglicanum in Rome From Maestro Giacomo Carissimi in Thuringen Gardens, Grantville August 1633 Very Reverend Father, I am sorry it took so long to write you again, but a journey through Europe in these...
EUTERPE, episode 1

EUTERPE, episode 1

Editor's note: Giacomo Carissimi and Girolamo Zenti are historical characters. They each gave important contributions to classic music. The first is considered the most important composer of the Roman baroque movement, an innovator of the era; the second was a...