Iphigénie en Tauride. Tragédie lirique en quatre actes

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The contrast between Piccinni and Gluck can perhaps best be illustrated with Iphigénie en Tauride, as Piccinni’s opera appeared just two years after Gluck’s work on the same subject. In fact, supporters of Piccinni (“Piccinnistes”) hoped that the Italian composer would demonstrate the superiority of his style with Iphigénie, and scholars have used these settings to illustrate the difference between the two composers.

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score (264 p.) 34 cm.

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Piccinni, Niccolò, 1728-1800 & Dubreil, Alphonse Ducongé, 1734-1801 1781.

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  • Main Title: Iphigénie en Tauride. Tragédie lirique en quatre actes
  • Uniform Title: Iphigénie en Tauride
  • Added Title: Iphigenia in Tauris

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The contrast between Piccinni and Gluck can perhaps best be illustrated with Iphigénie en Tauride, as Piccinni’s opera appeared just two years after Gluck’s work on the same subject. In fact, supporters of Piccinni (“Piccinnistes”) hoped that the Italian composer would demonstrate the superiority of his style with Iphigénie, and scholars have used these settings to illustrate the difference between the two composers.

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score (264 p.) 34 cm.

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  • 1781

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  • Oct. 17, 2005, 5:30 p.m.

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  • June 17, 2016, 9:59 a.m.

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Piccinni, Niccolò, 1728-1800 & Dubreil, Alphonse Ducongé, 1734-1801. Iphigénie en Tauride. Tragédie lirique en quatre actes, score, 1781; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc35/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.