Achille et Polixene, tragédie dont le prologue & les quatre derniers actes Metadata

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  • Main Title Achille et Polixene, tragédie dont le prologue & les quatre derniers actes
  • Uniform Title Achille et Polyxène
  • Added Title Aeneid


  • Composer: Collasse, Pascal, 1649-1709
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Composer: Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Librettist: Campistron, Jean Galbert de, 1656-1723
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Name: Christophe Ballard
    Place of Publication: Paris


  • Digitized: 2008
  • Creation: 1687
  • Digitized: 2008


  • French


  • Content Description: Achille et Polixene, Jean-Baptiste Lully's last opera, premiered on 7 November 1687, eight months after Lully's death on March 22 of that year. Since the composer had only finished the overture and first act, the score was completed by Pascal Colasse, Lully's secretary and student, to a text by Jean Galbert de Campistron based on events in Virgil's Aeneid.
  • Physical Description: score (2 p.L., xxxviii, 316 p. 20cm.)


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Operas -- Scores.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Name: Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection
    Code: JBLC
  • Name: Virtual Music Rare Book Room
    Code: VRBR


  • Name: UNT Music Library
    Code: UNTML


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Musical Score/Notation


  • Image


  • UNT Catalog No.: b1365583
  • OCLC: 37139876
  • RISM No.: RISM A/I, C 3383
  • Other: LWV 74
  • Call Number: M1500.C66 A2 1687
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc50