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Tournament at carnival time in Florence. (Florence: 1616)
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Guerra d'amore festa del serenissimo gran duca di Toscana Cosimo secondo, fatta in Firenze il carneuale del 1615. (Florence, 1615)
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  Dedication To Maria Magdalena of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany.
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  Tournament The tournament took place in the Piazza San Croce.
Section "Fu sempre nobilissima vsanza di tutte le piu ciuili nazionei ... ."
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  Theatre In the Piazza San Croce. Mars; Castor and Pollux.
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  Stage_machinery Alba descends on a cloud from above the chariot to deliver verses to the Grand Duchess.
Chariot Pulled by monstrous animals and bearing Lucinda, Queen of India, and her brahmins.
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  Section "Stanze recitate dall'alba alla serenissima arciduchessa."
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  Music Verses in praise of the House of Austria, sung by 164 Indians.
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  Tournament The start of the tournament proper. One team was led by Cosimo II, as Indamoro, the King of Narsinga, and the other by Lorenzo, his brother, as Gradameto, King of Melinda.
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Festival details

Festival:
Tournament at carnival time in Florence.

Date:
1616

City:
Florence

Participants:
Cosimo II de' Medici (1590-1621), Grand Duke of Tuscany
Maria Magdalena of Austria (1589-1631), m. Cosimo II de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Dynasty:
Medici

Performers/artisans:
Ricci, Agnolo (Choreographer)
Parigi, Giulio (Set designer)
Peri, Jacopo (Composer)
Grazi, Paolo (Composer)
Signorini, Giovanni Batista (Composer)
Del Turco, Giovanni (Organiser)
Book details

Title:
Guerra d'amore festa del serenissimo gran duca di Toscana Cosimo secondo, fatta in Firenze il carneuale del 1615.

Alternative title:
Gverra d'amore ... .

Names:
Salvadori, Andrea (Author)
Pignoni, Zanobi (Printer)

Published:
Florence, 1615

Shelfmark:
9930.d.7

Dedicated to:
Maria Magdalena [of Austria], Grand Duchess, conso

Format:
52 pp. 4ยบ

References:
Watanabe No. 1265

Notes:
Description of a musical tournament with some of the poetical text but without the music.
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