Meeting of Rugiero and Bradamante

Sicilian puppet theater

Agramante’s Saracen army attacks Paris, but cannot win without Ruggiero.
Brunello brings Ruggiero to Agramante
Ruggiero encounters Bradamante, who falls in love with him
Saracens attack Bradamante and Ruggiero defends her.
Ruggiero and Bradamante lose sight of each other in the fight and then search for each other.

From “Astolfo nell’incanto della Maga Alcina”
Rome, January 5, 2014
Associazione Figli d’arte Cuticchio
(courtesy of Giacomo Cuticchio)



Meeting of Rugiero and Bradamante” (Orlando Innamorato, Book 3, canto 5)
Composed by Grant Herreid. Performed by Ex Umbris.
The Diamond of Ferrara: Music from the Court of Ercole I.
Recorded December 1994 at the Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York, NY.
First released by the Comune di Scandiano. Currently available on the Dorian label (#93225).