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Mozart's Attic Sunday September 4th at 6:00 p.m.

Antonio Vivaldi
Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Vivaldi set the Gloria of the Latin Mass to music in an ambitious, and for him unusual, choral work that was either lost or forgotten for more than two centuries. It was finally performed again in 1939.

Twenty years after that, in 1959, Francis Poulenc took the same idea and wrote a choral Gloria of his own.

There’s no mistaking the two, but they are both remarkable works, and we’ll hear both this Sunday.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)