Les Danaïdes, tragédie lirique en cinq actes

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Antonio Salieri began work on Les Danaïdes upon the recommendation of Gluck, whose health prevented him from fulfilling a commission for the work. Although Salieri was living in Vienna, the tragedie-lyrique was written for the Opéra in Paris, with a libretto by François Louis Gand Leblanc Roullet and Ludwig Theodor Tschudi based on Calzabigi’s Italian libretto.

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1 score (274 p.) ; 33 cm.

Creation Information

Salieri, Antonio, 1750-1825; Du Roullet, François Louis Gaud Lebland, marquis, 1716-1786 & Tschudi, Jean-Baptiste-Louis-Théodore, baron de, 1734-1784 1784.

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  • Main Title: Les Danaïdes, tragédie lirique en cinq actes
  • Uniform Title: Danaïdes
  • Added Title: The Suppliant Woman

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Antonio Salieri began work on Les Danaïdes upon the recommendation of Gluck, whose health prevented him from fulfilling a commission for the work. Although Salieri was living in Vienna, the tragedie-lyrique was written for the Opéra in Paris, with a libretto by François Louis Gand Leblanc Roullet and Ludwig Theodor Tschudi based on Calzabigi’s Italian libretto.

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1 score (274 p.) ; 33 cm.

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  • 1784

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  • Nov. 8, 2005, 1:34 p.m.

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  • June 17, 2016, 9:56 a.m.

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Salieri, Antonio, 1750-1825; Du Roullet, François Louis Gaud Lebland, marquis, 1716-1786 & Tschudi, Jean-Baptiste-Louis-Théodore, baron de, 1734-1784. Les Danaïdes, tragédie lirique en cinq actes, score, 1784; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc46/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.