A report on Catulli Carmina

The composer, aquatint etching

Cantata by Carl Orff dating from 1940–1943.

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Cover of the score showing the Wheel of Fortune

Carmina Burana (Orff)

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Cantata composed in 1935 and 1936 by Carl Orff, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana.

Cantata composed in 1935 and 1936 by Carl Orff, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana.

Cover of the score showing the Wheel of Fortune
"The Wheel of Fortune" from the Codex Buranus
Set design by Helmut Jürgens for a performance in Munich in 1959

It is part of Trionfi, a musical triptych that also includes Catulli Carmina and Trionfo di Afrodite.

The composer, aquatint etching

Trionfo di Afrodite

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Cantata written in 1951 by the German composer Carl Orff.

Cantata written in 1951 by the German composer Carl Orff.

The composer, aquatint etching

It is the third and final installment in the Trionfi musical trilogy, which also includes Carmina Burana (1937) and Catulli Carmina (1943).

Carl Orff, c. 1970

Carl Orff

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German composer and music educator, best known for his cantata Carmina Burana (1937).

German composer and music educator, best known for his cantata Carmina Burana (1937).

Carl Orff, c. 1970
Orff in 1940
Orff's grave at the Andechs Abbey church
Bust of Carl Orff in the Munich Hall of Fame (2009)

It is the first part of a trilogy that also includes Catulli Carmina and Trionfo di Afrodite.

Modern bust of Catullus on the Piazza Carducci in Sirmione.

Catullus

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Latin poet of the late Roman Republic who wrote chiefly in the neoteric style of poetry, focusing on personal life rather than classical heroes.

Latin poet of the late Roman Republic who wrote chiefly in the neoteric style of poetry, focusing on personal life rather than classical heroes.

Modern bust of Catullus on the Piazza Carducci in Sirmione.
Catullus at Lesbia's by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Bithynia within the Roman Empire
Catullus et in eum commentarius (1554)
Lesbia, 1878 painting by John Reinhard Weguelin inspired by the poems of Catullus

Catulli Carmina is a cantata by Carl Orff to the texts of Catullus.

Trionfi (Orff)

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Trilogy of cantatas by German composer Carl Orff:

Trilogy of cantatas by German composer Carl Orff:

Catulli Carmina

Catullus 85

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Poem by the Roman poet Catullus for his lover Lesbia.

Poem by the Roman poet Catullus for his lover Lesbia.

"Odi et amo", part of Catulli Carmina by Carl Orff

Acme and Septimius, painting by Frederic Leighton

Poetry of Catullus

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Written towards the end of the Roman Republic.

Written towards the end of the Roman Republic.

Acme and Septimius, painting by Frederic Leighton
Catullus et in eum commentarius (1554)

Poems 5, 8, 32, 41, 51, 58, 70, 73, 75, 85, 87 and 109 were set to music by Carl Orff as part of his Catulli Carmina.

Catullus 51

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Poem by Roman love poet Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.

Poem by Roman love poet Gaius Valerius Catullus (c.

This poem was set to music by Carl Orff as part of his Catulli Carmina (1943).