Posts Tagged ‘Carlo Gesualdo’

In Gesualdo, the Church of the Holy Rosary rises impressive on a square on the side of the castle. From its bell tower, at a height of 25 meters, the traditional ‘Flight of the Angel’ is celebrated. The church, with respective Dominican Monastery, was started by the prince Carlo Gesualdo, who nevertheless succeeded...

In August, in Gesualdo it takes place the Palio of the Halberd. The event of the Palio remembers an important happening of the history of the town, that is, the absolution between Prince Carlo Gesualdo and his son Emanuele on March 2, 1609. Emanuele married in Bohemia, on October 22, 1607, the beautiful Mary Polissena...

Prince Carlo Gesualdo composed in Gesualdo his madrigals, famous all over the world. Written around the middle of the fourteenth century, they are the most ancient musical poetic form. Thanks to the presence of prince Carlo, who went away from Naples after his wife’s painful honor killing, the castle of Gesualdo...