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   MUSICAL BAND OF THE "CITY OF GUBBIO"
   



Seat:
    Piazza San Pietro
    Casella Postale n 529
    06024 Gubbio (PG)



Storical notes:

The musical band of Gubbio has very distant origins. Already since 1800 there was a musical band in our city which enhanced the important civil, religious and folkloristic events, supported by the administration which always took care of its development, by annually maintaining it financially and providing a hall for the rehearsals.
It is composed of about fifty musicians.
Its inventory varies from opera music to modern songs for bands, but also includes popular songs. The most famous is surely "Il fazzoletto" which is the real and true theme song of the Festa dei Ceri.


Directing Council:
             President: Giuseppe Minelli.
             Vice President: Serafino Becchetti.
             Secretary: Luigi Stefano Cannelli.
             Councillors: Ettore Berettoni, Massimo Ennio Gnagni, Stefano Mancini,
                            Fausto Paffi.
             Artistic Director: Franco Radicchia.


Initiatives and Exhibitions:
The Musical Band has a very important role in the Festa of the Ceri.

The concert which is held on the 16th of May in honour of St. Ubaldo in piazza Oderisi, known as Piazza of St. Antonio, is very famous.

Nel 1998, con Tito Schipa Jr. nel ruolo di regista e narratore e Luigi Stefano Cannelli in quello di scenografo, ha prodotto il poema sinfonico "L'ultimo Burattino" di S.Parisini.

Nel 1999 ha realizzato un compact disc "Tazzilleri" che contiene le musiche e i suoni della Festa dei Ceri: Nel 2000 ha eseguito la favola musicale "Pierino e il Lupo" di S.Prokofiev.


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