Aural and musicological investigations of Dante and his world

The Divine Comedy read by Francesco Bausi

Audio recordings of the Italian text of the Commedia read by Professor Francesco Bausi of the Università della Calabria.

Sestina Readings

Columbia students perform 12 sestinas as a chorus of intertwined voices. Several sestinas are accompanied by color-coded visualizations highlighting the looping mechanics of the poetic form.

Musical Instruments in Dante’s Commedia: A Visual and Acoustic Journey

A critical guide, with illustrations, to medieval musical instruments mentioned in Dante's Commedia.

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