Sunday, November 18, 2018

The Decameron - Tenth Day, Op. 289

Op. 289  THE DECAMERON (November 18, 2018)
100 Novels for Voices and Instruments,
    after the work (1353) of Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375)
TENTH DAY / Introduction

Novel I -  A knight in the service of the King of Spain deems himself
Novel II - Ghino di Tacco captures the Abbot of Cluny

Novel III - Mitridanes, holding Nathan in despite, journeys with intent
     to kill him

Novel IV - Messer Gentile de' Carisendi disinters a lady that he loves
Novel V -  Madonna Dianora craves of Messer Ansaldo a garden

Novel VI - King Charles the Old falls in love with two young maidens

Novel VII - King Pedro, apprised of the fervent love borne him by Lisa
Novel VIII - Sophronia, albeit she deems herself wife to Gisippus,
     is wife to Titus Quintius Fulvus
Novel IX - Saladin, in guise of a merchant, is honourably entreated by
     Messer Torello
Novel X - Gualtieri, Marquis of Saluzzo, consents to take Griselda as
     his wife