Camacho's wedding

Camacho’s wedding

lavish feast prepared in vain, as Camacho’s fiancée runs off with her love just before the ceremony. [Span. Lit.: Cervantes Don Quixote]
See: Feast
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There are also concert performances of a real rarity, Mendelssohn's operetta Camacho's Wedding, a tale from the life of Don Quixote, in which Andrew Greenwood conducts and Donald Maxwell sings the Don.
Their clue to the clash of myths was the lavish material circumstances and truly gargantuan scale of Camacho's wedding, in Part II, chapter 20, which they found all out of proportion to the rest of the novel.