Music in the Museum of the City
The musical tradition in Brescia is one of richest
and interesting of Northern Italy. Especially in the period between
16th and 17th century, in Brescia were born internationally famous
composers, violin and organ makers: Luca Marenzio, the Antegnati family,
Gasparo da Salò, Giovanni Paolo Maggini, and many others.
The visitor of the Museum
of the City (Santa Giulia) will have the opportunity to admire,
exposed in the dedicated section to the «dimora veneta»,
extraordinary musical instruments of the age, as a viriginal by Antegnati
and a bass lute by Matteo Reilich.
Santa Giulia - Museum
of the City
Address: Via Musei
81/b, Brescia, Italy
Hours: Open daily from 9.30
a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Closed on Mondays
Telephone: (+39) 030 2977800