|Creator:||Freschi, Domenico, 1634-1710. Piccioli, Francesco Maria, fl. 1679-1710. Freschi, Domenico, 1634-1710. Glamori dAlidaura|
Nel Luoco delle Vergini
Autograph: 1742, Giaco. Soranzo. In 6 parts, with separate t.p.s. Each describes an entertainment provided Ernst August during his visit to Marco Contarini at Piazzola, and each section after the 1st includes Picciolis libretto for a dramatic cantata, the music for which was supplied by Domenico Freschi.
Illustrations: 10 engravings, comprising a frontispiece leaf with the arms of Ernst August (recto) and the Contarini of Venice (verso), together with 8 folded views: , arrival of Ernst August; [2-3], aquatic pageant; , banquet in the Sala della Musica; , aquatic battle;  (double sheet), coursing of Barbary horses in the palace courtyard;  (double sheet), banquet in the palace courtyard;  (triple sheet), entry of the procession into the palace courtyard; see: Piazzola / Paolo Camerini (p. 265-298). Plates  and  repeat , except for the central portions depicting further festivities on the water, which have been engraved on separate plates. Similarly, plates [6-8] are the same except for the T-shaped central portions, engraved on separate inset plates. In addition plate  has been extended by a 3rd sheet at the right depicting stables. Plates [6-8] are signed at lower left: Gu R sc.
 p.,  leaves of plates (8 folded)
ill., coats of arms
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