Les deux chasseurs et la laitière; comédie en un acte

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Duni’s French style was shaped by the developments of the War of the Buffoons, which pitted French tragic opera against Italian comic opera. The newly emergent opéra comique genre, for which Duni is still considered to be one of the major contributors, combined elements of both styles. His significance in the development of opéra comique is evident in the long-term success of Les deux chasseurs et la laitière, which was performed at the Comédie-Italien until 1792, almost twenty years after the composer’s death.

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score (106 p.)

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Duni, Egidio, 1708-1775 & Anseaume, M. (Louis), 1721-1784 1763.

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  • Main Title: Les deux chasseurs et la laitière; comédie en un acte
  • Uniform Title: Deux chasseurs et la laitière

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Duni’s French style was shaped by the developments of the War of the Buffoons, which pitted French tragic opera against Italian comic opera. The newly emergent opéra comique genre, for which Duni is still considered to be one of the major contributors, combined elements of both styles. His significance in the development of opéra comique is evident in the long-term success of Les deux chasseurs et la laitière, which was performed at the Comédie-Italien until 1792, almost twenty years after the composer’s death.

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score (106 p.)

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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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  • 1763

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  • Oct. 31, 2008, 12:38 a.m.

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  • June 14, 2011, 1:47 p.m.

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Duni, Egidio, 1708-1775 & Anseaume, M. (Louis), 1721-1784. Les deux chasseurs et la laitière; comédie en un acte, score, 1763; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc7/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.