Achille et Polixene, tragédie dont le prologue & les quatre derniers actes

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Achille et Polixene, Jean-Baptiste Lully's last opera, premiered on 7 November 1687, eight months after Lully's death on March 22 of that year. Since the composer had only finished the overture and first act, the score was completed by Pascal Colasse, Lully's secretary and student, to a text by Jean Galbert de Campistron based on events in Virgil's Aeneid.

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Creation Date: 1687
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Christophe Ballard
Place of Publication: Paris
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  • Digitized: 2008
  • Creation: 1687
  • Digitized: 2008
Description:

Achille et Polixene, Jean-Baptiste Lully's last opera, premiered on 7 November 1687, eight months after Lully's death on March 22 of that year. Since the composer had only finished the overture and first act, the score was completed by Pascal Colasse, Lully's secretary and student, to a text by Jean Galbert de Campistron based on events in Virgil's Aeneid.

Physical Description:

score (2 p.L., xxxviii, 316 p. 20cm.)

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Uniform Title: Achille et Polyxène
Added Title: Aeneid
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Resource Type: Musical Score/Notation
Format: Image
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Access: Public