[Collection of Eleven Operas: Le triomphe de l'amour; Coronis: pastorale heroïque; Isis: tragedie en musique; Amadis: tragedie en musique; Phaeton: tragedie en musique; Proserpine: tragedie en musique; Zephire et Flore: opera; Thetis et Pelée: tragedie en musique; Enée et Lavinie: tragedie en musique; Astrée: tragedie; Roland: tragedie en musique]

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This book contains a collection of librettos for ballets, tragedies and opera staged for Louis XIV from ca. 1680-1691. The works reflect the collaboration of Jean-Baptiste Lully and dance masters and librettists in the court of Louis XIV. The following French dramatic works are included in the collection: Le triomphe de l'amour; Coronis; Isis; Amadis; Phaeton; Proserpine; Zephire et Flore; Thetis et Pelée; Enée et Lavinie; Astrée; and Roland.

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32, 24, 45, 75, 59, 52, 80, 52, 56, 56, 45, 66 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688.; Benserade, Isaac de, 1613-1691.; Beauchamp, Pierre, 1631-1705.; Benserade, Isaac de, 1613-1691. & Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687. 1681.

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  • Christophe Ballard
    Publisher Info: Par Christophe Ballard, seul imprimeur du Roy pour la musique, rüe Saint Jean de Beauvais, au Mont Parnasse.
    Place of Publication: Paris, France

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  • Main Title: [Collection of Eleven Operas: Le triomphe de l'amour; Coronis: pastorale heroïque; Isis: tragedie en musique; Amadis: tragedie en musique; Phaeton: tragedie en musique; Proserpine: tragedie en musique; Zephire et Flore: opera; Thetis et Pelée: tragedie en musique; Enée et Lavinie: tragedie en musique; Astrée: tragedie; Roland: tragedie en musique]
  • Added Title: Le triomphe de l'amour. Ballet dansé devant Sa Majesté à S. Germain en Laye le 21. jour de Janvier 1681.
  • Added Title: Coronis, pastorale heroïque. Representée par l'Academie Royalle de Musique. Le vingt-troisiéme Mars 1691.
  • Added Title: Isis, tragedie en musique ornée d'entrées de ballet, de machines, & de changements de theatre. Representée devant Sa Majesté à Saint Germain en Laye, le cinquiéme jour de Janvier 1677.
  • Added Title: Amadis, tragedie en musique, representée par l'Academie Royalle de Musique.
  • Added Title: Phaeton, tragedie en musique reprentée par l'Academie Royalle de Musique, devant Sa Majesté à Versailles, le sixiéme jour de Janvier mil six cens quatre-vingts-trois.
  • Added Title: Proserpine, tragedie en musique ornée d'entrées de ballet, de machines, & de changements de theatre. Representée devant Sa Majesté à Saint Germain en Laye le troisiéme Fevrier 1680.
  • Added Title: Zephire et Flore, opera representé par l'Academie Royalle de Musique.
  • Added Title: Thetis et Pelée, tragedie en musique, representée par l'Academie Royalle de Musique.
  • Added Title: Enée et Lavinie, tragedie en musique, representée par l'Academie Royalle de Musique.
  • Added Title: Astrée, tragedie par monsieur De la Fontaine, representée par l'Academie Royalle de Musique.
  • Added Title: Roland, tragedie en musique, representée devant Sa Majesté à Versailles, le huitiéme Janvier 1685.

Description

This book contains a collection of librettos for ballets, tragedies and opera staged for Louis XIV from ca. 1680-1691. The works reflect the collaboration of Jean-Baptiste Lully and dance masters and librettists in the court of Louis XIV.

The following French dramatic works are included in the collection: Le triomphe de l'amour; Coronis; Isis; Amadis; Phaeton; Proserpine; Zephire et Flore; Thetis et Pelée; Enée et Lavinie; Astrée; and Roland.

Physical Description

32, 24, 45, 75, 59, 52, 80, 52, 56, 56, 45, 66 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Notes

This collection of librettos contains the following errors of pagination: (1) after p.49, the page nos. for the tragedy "Phaeton" were printed incorrectly from 42-52; (2) in the tragedy "Proserpine," the page nos. 16-17 were incorrectly numbered as 78 and 37, respectively, and p.18 incorrectly numbered p.16; (3) page 26 of Astrée was incorrectly numbered as p.62; (4) in the tragedy "Roland," p.21 was incorrectly numbered as p.12.

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  • 1681

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  • March 15, 2010, 4:06 p.m.

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  • April 12, 2011, 3:49 p.m.

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Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688.; Benserade, Isaac de, 1613-1691.; Beauchamp, Pierre, 1631-1705.; Benserade, Isaac de, 1613-1691. & Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687. [Collection of Eleven Operas: Le triomphe de l'amour; Coronis: pastorale heroïque; Isis: tragedie en musique; Amadis: tragedie en musique; Phaeton: tragedie en musique; Proserpine: tragedie en musique; Zephire et Flore: opera; Thetis et Pelée: tragedie en musique; Enée et Lavinie: tragedie en musique; Astrée: tragedie; Roland: tragedie en musique], score, 1681; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11804/: accessed April 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.