Amadis; tragedie, mise en musique

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The premiere of Amadis was delayed for a year after Lully completed its composition in order to allow the proper mourning period for Marie Thérese, wife of Louis XIV, who died in July of 1683. While still abstaining from theater at court, Louis XIV at last allowed the first public presentation of Amadis at the Opéra in Paris on 18 January 1684. It was an immediate public success.

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score (xliv, 272 p.) 37 cm.

Creation Information

Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687 & Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688 1684.

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  • Main Title: Amadis; tragedie, mise en musique
  • Uniform Title: Amadis
  • Added Title: Amadis de Gaula

Description

The premiere of Amadis was delayed for a year after Lully completed its composition in order to allow the proper mourning period for Marie Thérese, wife of Louis XIV, who died in July of 1683. While still abstaining from theater at court, Louis XIV at last allowed the first public presentation of Amadis at the Opéra in Paris on 18 January 1684. It was an immediate public success.

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score (xliv, 272 p.) 37 cm.

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  • URL: http://www.library.unt.edu/music/special-collections/lully/browse/amadis-1st-edition-1684 External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2096331 | External Link
  • OCLC: 3802080 | External Link
  • RISM No.: RISM A/I, L 2944
  • Other: LWV 63
  • Call Number: M1500.L95 A42 1684
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc51

Collections

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Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection

The Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection includes almost 30 rare 17th and 18th-century scores of operas and ballets by the 17th-century French composer Jean-Baptiste Lully and his sons.

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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

  • 1684

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 17, 2005, 4:40 p.m.

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  • March 16, 2010, 5:43 p.m.

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Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687 & Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688. Amadis; tragedie, mise en musique, score, 1684; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc51/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.