Das erste Chor der Paucker und Trompeter, mit gantz Silbern Paucken und Trompeten. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS - Drums, Trumpets - 18th Century - German.

Das erste Chor der Paucker und Trompeter, mit gantz Silbern Paucken und Trompeten.

Berlin: 1712.

Oblong folio. 280 x 760 mm. plus large upper and lower margins. Extracted from the fesitival book Der Königlich-Preüssichen Crönung Hochfeyerliche Solemnitäten auf Allergnädigsten Befehl Seiner Konigl. Majestät in Preussen.

Slightly worn and foxed; small tears to blank upper and lower margins; creased at four vertical folds.

Commissioned to commemorate the coronation of Brandenburg Elector Friedrich III as King of Prussia on 18 January 1701, the 28 engravings contained in the work were executed by Wolfgang after drawings by Johann Friedrich Wenzel.

The first edition of 1702 contained a description of the occasion; the presend (second) edition of 1712 was the first to include the elaborately detailed engravings.

Item #37115

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