Recueil d'opera


Collection of opera excerpts in manuscript (in an unidentified hand).

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1 ms. vocal score ([318] p. : ill.) ; 38 cm.

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Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687 16uu.


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Collection of opera excerpts in manuscript (in an unidentified hand).

Physical Description

1 ms. vocal score ([318] p. : ill.) ; 38 cm.


Includes selections from:
Psyché (Tragédie-ballet). Vocal score. Selections.
Psyché (Opera). Vocal score. Selections.
Cadmus et Hermione. Vocal score. Selections.
Alceste. Vocal score. Selections.
Thésée. Vocal score. Selections.
Atys. Vocal score. Selections.
Isis. Vocal score. Selections.
Bellérophon. Vocal score. Selections.
Proserpine. Vocal score. Selections.

Title from spine.
Includes engravings of illustrations from 5 operas: L'oüie (Psyché); Le touché (Cadmus); L'odorat (Alceste); Les deux dames en conversation dans les Thuilleries (Isis); Le jeu de boule (Bellerophon).

Selections from Psyché (both tragédie-ballet and opera), Cadmus, Alceste, Thesée, Atys, Isis, Bellerophon, and Proserpine.



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This score is part of the following collections of related materials.

Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection

The Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection includes almost 30 rare 17th and 18th-century scores of operas and ballets by the 17th-century French composer Jean-Baptiste Lully and his sons.

Virtual Music Rare Book Room

The Virtual Music Rare Book Room is composed primarily of digitized materials held in the UNT Music Library's Edna Mae Sandborn Music Rare Book Room. The collection is particularly strong in eighteenth-century French opera, due in large part to the influence of musicologist Lloyd Hibberd on the development of the collection.

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Creation Date

  • 16uu

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • May 8, 2007, 8:03 a.m.

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  • Aug. 12, 2013, 3:20 p.m.

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Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687. Recueil d'opera, score, 16uu; ( accessed September 18, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library,; crediting UNT Music Library.