Armide : tragedie mise en musique Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Armide : tragedie mise en musique
  • Uniform Title Armide
  • Added Title Gerusalemme liberata

Creator

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

Publisher

  • Name: C. Ballard
    Place of Publication: Paris

Date

  • Creation: 1686

Language

  • French

Description

  • Content Description: Armide, which premiered at the Paris Opéra February 15, 1686, was the last tragédie lyrique on which Jean-Baptiste Lully collaborated with his favorite librettist, Philippe Quinault. Quinault retired from the stage after Armide, and Lully died a year later on March 22, 1687. From its first performance, Armide was considered their masterpiece. Armide is unusual among Lully and Quinault's tragédies lyriques in that it concentrates on the psychological development of a single character; the reflective style of this late work may be regarded as an early presentiment of trends toward individualism in art.

Subject

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

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Collection

  • Name: Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection
    Code: JBLC
  • 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.: b1369524
  • OCLC: 17711107
  • RISM No.: RISM A/I, L 2954
  • Other: LWV 71
  • Call Number: M1500.L95 A7
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc52