Italian Renaissance Gardens evolved from many sources, in particular the Arab garden traditions although Islamic symbolism was given a Christian interpretation. The other major influence was a revival of interest in the cultures of antiquity, and the Renaissance designers constantly tried to emulate and surpass the ancient Greek and Roman achievements.
Amoroso String Trio
Amoroso String Trio is a Waikato based music group, comprising of Gloria White, Mary Smith and Anne-Marie Bird. Brought together through their love of music, teaching at the international social development programme Sistema Waikato, Gloria, Mary and Anne-Marie saw an opportunity to share their passion for music even further! Amoroso String Trio have played at weddings, corporate business evenings, as well as birthday parties, high teas and charity events.