Amadis; tragedie, mise en musique Metadata

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


  • Composer: Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Librettist: Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Name: C. Ballard, seul imprimeur du roy pour la musique, et se vend a la porte de l'Academie Royale de Musique
    Place of Publication: Paris


  • Creation: 1684


  • French


  • Physical Description: score (xliv, 272 p.) 37 cm.
  • Content 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.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Operas -- Scores.
  • Other: Tragédie en musique

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


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  • UNT Catalog No.: b2096331
  • OCLC: 3802080
  • RISM No.: RISM A/I, L 2944
  • Other: LWV 63
  • Call Number: M1500.L95 A42 1684
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc51