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Opera performed for the marriage of Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Margherita de' Medici. (Florence: 1628)
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La flora o vero il Natal de'fiori, fauola d'Andrea Saluadori, rappresentata in musica recitativa nel teatro del serenissimo gran duca, per le reali nozze del serenissimo Odoardo Farnese e della serenissima Margherita di Toscana ... . (Florence, 1628)
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  Title_page
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  Dedication
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  Section "Argomento della Flora."
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  Dramatis_personnae
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  Opera
Libretto Prologue The opera begins with a prologue sung by Hymen.
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  Mercury and Berecintia, from Act I.
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  Act Atto primo.
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  Venus and her court, from Act II.
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  Section Atto secondo.
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  Act Atto terzo.
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  Love and Pluto, from Act III.
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  Act Atto quarto.
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  The storm raised by Love, from Act IV.
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  Act Atto quinto.
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  In the foreground, the dance of the airs or breezes is performed; in the background is the massive fountain of Pegasus.
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Festival details

Festival:
Opera performed for the marriage of Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Margherita de' Medici.

Date:
1628

City:
Florence

Participants:
Odoardo I Farnese (1612-1646), Duke of Parma and Piacenza
Margherita de' Medici (1612-1679), m. Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza

Dynasty:
Farnese, Medici

Performers/artisans:
Parigi, Alfonso (Designer)
Gagliano, Marco da (Composer)
Book details

Title:
La flora o vero il Natal de'fiori, fauola d'Andrea Saluadori, rappresentata in musica recitativa nel teatro del serenissimo gran duca, per le reali nozze del serenissimo Odoardo Farnese e della serenissima Margherita di Toscana ... .

Names:
Salvadori, Andrea (Author)
Parigi, Alfonso (Illustrator)
Cecconcelli, Pietro (Printer)

Published:
Florence, 1628

Shelfmark:
11715.f.53

Format:
100 pp., [5] leaves of plates 4ยบ 5 engraved plates by Alfonso Parigi.

References:
Watanabe No. 1277
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