Renaud : tragedie lyrique en trois actes

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Sacchini’s first opera for the French stage was Renaud. Although he had the support of Marie Antoinette, Sacchini quickly learned that foreign (especially Italian) composers in Paris faced difficulties. The premiere of Renaud was intentionally delayed in an attempt to highlight Sacchini’s privilege with the queen, and the opera did not enjoy immediate success, even from Piccinni’s supporters. However, Renaud went on to be performed frequently, appearing as late as 1815.

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1 score (243 p.) ; 34 cm.

Creation Information

Sacchini, Antonio, 1730-1786 1783.

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  • Le Duc
    Place of Publication: Paris

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  • Main Title: Renaud : tragedie lyrique en trois actes
  • Uniform Title: Armida. French
  • Added Title: Dardanus

Description

Sacchini’s first opera for the French stage was Renaud. Although he had the support of Marie Antoinette, Sacchini quickly learned that foreign (especially Italian) composers in Paris faced difficulties. The premiere of Renaud was intentionally delayed in an attempt to highlight Sacchini’s privilege with the queen, and the opera did not enjoy immediate success, even from Piccinni’s supporters. However, Renaud went on to be performed frequently, appearing as late as 1815.

Physical Description

1 score (243 p.) ; 34 cm.

Notes

Full title as it appears in the t.p.: "Renaud, tragedie lyrique en trois actes. Representée pour la premier fois pour l'Académie Royale de Musique le mardi 25 fevrier 1783."

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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

  • 1783

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Nov. 8, 2005, 4:18 p.m.

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  • June 14, 2011, 3:04 p.m.

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Sacchini, Antonio, 1730-1786. Renaud : tragedie lyrique en trois actes, score, 1783; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc43/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.