Organ - Santa Maria sopra Minerva - Roma, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 41° 53.882 E 012° 28.664
33T E 290771 N 4641531
Quick Description: Basilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva (Saint Mary above Minerva) is one of the major churches of the Roman Catholic Order of Preachers (better known as the Dominicans) in Rome, Italy.
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 6/5/2019 12:09:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM10P3Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GPSaxophone
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Long Description:
The elaborate gilded Baroque cases of the two organs of the basilica are located in the transept on each side of the high altar. The organs were assembled by Ennio Bonifazi in 1630, with the cases being by Paolo Maruscelli. Cardinal Scipione Borghese paid for them.

The instrument on the right is out of commission, but the one on the left was restored by Vegezzi Bosi at the beginning of the 20th century.

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