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The Medici Wedding Festivities of 1539


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Cosimo I married Eleonora of Toledo in 1539, amid the most extravagant celebrations. The music survives for their reception at the city gate, for the entertainment at the wedding breakfast in the Medici Palace, and for the Intermedii to a comedy, performed there the following day.
LeoMcKernreadsfromthe published account by pier-FRANCESCO GIAMBULLARI , which gave every detail of setting, of costume, and instrumentation. Music performed by MUSIC" RESERVATA Artistic director MICHAEL MORROW
MUSICA RESERVATA CHOIR directed by ANDREW PARROTT (tenor, harpsichord)


Unknown: Francesco Giambullari
Director: Michael Morrow
Unknown: Musica Reservata
Directed By: Andrew Parrott
Script By: Geoffrey Hindley
Script By: Michael Morrow

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The Medici Wedding Festivities of 1539

BBC Radio 3, 4 October 1976 13.55

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