Ballet du Temple de la paix

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The elements that make up the Jean-Baptiste Lully's Ballet du Temple de la Paix have some parallels to the plot of Roland, which premiered in the same year. Both celebrate the expanding influence of France and Louis XIV through the introduction of exotic characters. The flexibility of the ballet de cour format, which was more a progression of loosely related scenes and spectacles than an organized plot, allowed librettist Philippe Quinault more freedom in his elaboration of that theme.

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score (2 p.l., 216 p.) 39 cm.

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Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687 & Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688 1685.

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  • Main Title: Ballet du Temple de la paix
  • Uniform Title: Temple de la paix

Description

The elements that make up the Jean-Baptiste Lully's Ballet du Temple de la Paix have some parallels to the plot of Roland, which premiered in the same year. Both celebrate the expanding influence of France and Louis XIV through the introduction of exotic characters. The flexibility of the ballet de cour format, which was more a progression of loosely related scenes and spectacles than an organized plot, allowed librettist Philippe Quinault more freedom in his elaboration of that theme.

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score (2 p.l., 216 p.) 39 cm.

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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. Many of the volumes are first editions and several are second editions. The collection also contains manuscript copies of operas and one ballet that were probably offered for sale at performances.

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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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  • 1685

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  • Jan. 18, 2008, 2:06 p.m.

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  • June 17, 2016, 10:13 a.m.

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Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687 & Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688. Ballet du Temple de la paix, score, 1685; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc69/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.