Issé Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Issé

Creator

  • Composer: Destouches, M. (André Cardinal), 1672-1749
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Librettist: La Motte, M. de (Antoine Houdar), 1672-1731
    Creator Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: Christophe Ballard
    Place of Publication: Paris

Date

  • Creation: 1697
  • Digitized: 2008-05

Language

  • French

Description

  • Content Description: 1724 score of André Cardinal Destouches' opera Issé. Destouches’s Issé premiered in 1697, just nine years after the death of Jean-Baptiste Lully. The tradition of featuring new operas at the court prior to a public premiere—common during Lully’s later years—was reinstated with this work. When Destouches revived the opera in 1708, he enlarged the original three-act work to five acts. This allowed for expanded divertissements, choruses, and more elaborate arias, which appealed to contemporary public preferences. The volume in the Virtual Rare Book Room is the five-act version.
  • Physical Description: 1 score (8, 300 p.) ; fol.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Operas -- Scores.
  • Other: Pastorale héroïque

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Collection

  • Name: Virtual Music Rare Book Room
    Code: VRBR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Music Library
    Code: UNTML

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Musical Score/Notation

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • UNT Catalog No.: b1368869
  • OCLC: 44820334
  • RISM No.: RISM A/I, D 1832
  • Call Number: M1500.D47 I8 1724
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc5

Note

  • Display Note: Full title as it appears in the t.p.: "Issé, pastorale heroïque, répresentée devant Sa Majesté à Trianon, le 17. Decembre 1697. Par l'Academie Royale de Musique."