Persée : tragedie Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Persée : tragedie
  • Uniform Title Persée
  • Added Title Metamorphoses

Creator

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

Publisher

  • Name: J.B. Christophe Ballard
    Place of Publication: Paris

Date

  • Creation: 1722

Language

  • French

Description

  • Physical Description: 1 score (4, 229 p.) : ill. ; 39 cm.
  • Content Description: King Louis XIV's involvement in campaigns against the Dutch/Swedish alliance in early 1682 prevented him from attending the premiere of Persée in April of that year. As was customary in the operas of composer Jean-Baptiste Lully and librettist Philippe Quinault, the prologue included references to current battlefield exploits and portrayed the king as a paragon of virtue. The prologues of previous Lully operas emphasized glory and prowess over virtue; the change in emphasis in Persée may have resulted from the increased influence of Madame de Maintenon (the king's new mistress) in the court and her pension for decorum.

Subject

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

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.: b1365588
  • OCLC: 37210521
  • RISM No.: RISM A/I, L 2995
  • Other: LWV 60
  • Call Number: M1500.L95 P47 1722
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60

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