An example of sacred choral music concerts in the Baroque age. The miniature shows the ceremony at which Alfonso Litta was elected a cardinal by the Papal Legate, cardinal Carafa, in 1666, and is taken from “Insignia degli anziani del Comune dal 1530 al 1796”, in E. MAULE, Momenti di festa musicale sacra a Bologna nelle Insignia degli Anziani (1666–1751), in «Il Carrobbio», XIII, Luigi Parma, Bologna 1987, p. 261. The choir can be seen placed at the centre, with two musical ensembles at the sides, and two organs behind.Read More →