Zéphire et Flore; opéra en musique

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Zephire et Flore, the only opera attributed to Louis and Jean-Louis Lully, sons of Jean-Baptiste Lully, sets a libretto by Michel Du Boullay based on episodes from Greek mythology. It was performed for the first time 22 March 1688 at the Palais Royale in Paris. There is no record of a court performance, and it was revived only once, in June of 1715, with revisions by Destouches. We know of no modern performances, nor recordings of the opera in whole or in part.

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score (240 [i. e. 248]p.) 30 cm.

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Lully, Louis de, 1664-1734 & Duboullay, Michel 1688.

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This score is part of the collection entitled: Jean-Baptiste Lully Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Music Library to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 476 times . More information about this score can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Zéphire et Flore; opéra en musique
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Zephire et Flore, the only opera attributed to Louis and Jean-Louis Lully, sons of Jean-Baptiste Lully, sets a libretto by Michel Du Boullay based on episodes from Greek mythology. It was performed for the first time 22 March 1688 at the Palais Royale in Paris. There is no record of a court performance, and it was revived only once, in June of 1715, with revisions by Destouches. We know of no modern performances, nor recordings of the opera in whole or in part.

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score (240 [i. e. 248]p.) 30 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.

Virtual Music Rare Book Room

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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  • 1688

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  • Nov. 8, 2005, 4:34 p.m.

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  • June 17, 2016, 10:20 a.m.

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Lully, Louis de, 1664-1734 & Duboullay, Michel. Zéphire et Flore; opéra en musique, score, 1688; Paris. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc73/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.