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Songbook of the court of Francesco II Gonzaga

1480

Biblioteca Teresiana

Biblioteca Teresiana

The codex include the first writing of "Orfeo" by Angelo Polizzano, probably composed in Mantua for a court performance in 1480. The performance was of great historical importance for the city because from that moment Mantova experienced a period of great theatrical activity during the following years.

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  • Title: Songbook of the court of Francesco II Gonzaga
  • Date: 1480
  • Type: Manuscript

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