Le triomphe des sens

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This opera (ballet héroique) is comprised of five acts with a prologue. It was premiered on 29 May 1732 at L'accademie Royale de Musique in Paris. This score opens with a letter of dedication from the composer "A Son Altesse Serenissime Monseigneur Le Prince de Dombes." Next, Mouret includes two tables of contents: one of the dances (Airs de Simphonie) and the other, of the arias (Airs à Chanter). The following pages lists other publications by Mouret including prices and where these items may be purchased. Vocal lines are set apart from instrumental ones by text underlay and, in the ... continued below

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1 score (315 p.); 19 x 25 cm.

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Mouret, Jean-Joseph, 1682-1738 1732.

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  • Main Title: Le triomphe des sens
  • Uniform Title: Triomphe des sens. Vocal score

Description

This opera (ballet héroique) is comprised of five acts with a prologue. It was premiered on 29 May 1732 at L'accademie Royale de Musique in Paris. This score opens with a letter of dedication from the composer "A Son Altesse Serenissime Monseigneur Le Prince de Dombes." Next, Mouret includes two tables of contents: one of the dances (Airs de Simphonie) and the other, of the arias (Airs à Chanter). The following pages lists other publications by Mouret including prices and where these items may be purchased. Vocal lines are set apart from instrumental ones by text underlay and, in the case of high voices, the use of the standard treble clef. (The violin parts use the French clef.

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1 score (315 p.); 19 x 25 cm.

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  • 1732

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  • Dec. 11, 2014, 12:57 p.m.

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  • June 10, 2016, 11:04 a.m.

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Mouret, Jean-Joseph, 1682-1738. Le triomphe des sens, score, 1732; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc463617/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.