Griffiths, who was accompanied by eight brass players and a 120-member choir at the Papal Mass, said: "The music before the mass was the Sonata Pian' e Forte by Giovanni Gabrieli
(played on the organ and brass) and then a Bach chorale prelude.
Chapter 6 turns to Italy, specifically the innovations of Giovanni Gabrieli
(polychoral works), Giacomo Carissimi (oratorio), Claudio Monteverdi (sacred works, madrigals), and Antonio Vivaldi (Gloria, RV 589; Magnificat, RV 610).
The antiphonal style in the late Renaissance and early Baroque, made famous by Giovanni Gabrieli
in Venice, was pervasive for sacred motets that freely mixed voices and instruments to great effect.
100, as well as Giovanni Gabrieli
's "Conzon Noni Toni" and Johannes Brahms' Serenade No.
The programme also includes two unaccompanied choral works by Giovanni Gabrieli
The program spanned three centuries of choral music, from the important Venetian composer Giovanni Gabrieli
to the 20th-century Englishman John Rutter.
This is not surprising since Schutz had just returned from study with the Catholic Giovanni Gabrieli
Venetian Blinders on September 14 features works by Marcello and Vivaldi (including the Gloria); A Venetian Christmas highlights music by Monteverdi and Giovanni Gabrieli
(December 5); and Supersize Polyphony 2 (groaningly subtitled 'Spemalot') on February 1, brings gargantuan polychoral offerings by Striggio, before returning us to English soil with Thomas Tallis' 40-part motet Spem in Alium (get the joke now?).
The first half of Saturday's concert includes work by Baroque pioneers Giovanni Gabrieli
and Hans Leo Hassler, and music by American composers such as Eric Whitacre and Charles Ives.
QuintEssential, a sackbut and cornett ensemble, perform music by Giovanni Gabrieli
while new Royal Harpist Hannah Stone gives a recital in Kerry Church and the Paris choir Le Concert Spirituel perform Vivaldi's Gloria in Montgomery Church.
In the interesting legal case of competition and cooperation among siblings told by Rebecca Edwards, the Venetian organist-composer Giovanni Gabrieli
used his brotherly authority to protect the wellbeing of his sister Angela against the greed of a husband and the abuses of other family members.