Further afield – San Gimignano, Italy

Grenoble Adventure

Funny… I started this post simply so I could remember the music I heard on our drive yesterday…. today I found links for what we heard, so you could enjoy them, too (if you’re into that kind of thing!).

Mark and I drove to San Gimignano yesterday, a beautiful walled medieval town with lots of towers that the noble families had built centuries ago while trying to outdo each other. We took a slow drive there through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, while listening to Italian radio. Surprisingly, this Italian radio station was great! We heard Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 followed by the first movement of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade… perfect music for driving through an idyllic setting! We finished the set with some brass choir music, including a trombone choir song (Lassus Trombone) that Mark was surprised to hear me hum along to (and that I didn’t even know…

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