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- Main Title Fileuse : parodie d'Omphale
- Uniform Title Fileuse. Libretto
- Added Title Omphale
- Added Title La fileuse : parodie d'Omphale
Composer: Vade, M. (Jean Joseph), 1719-1757Creator Type: Personal
Librettist: Destouches, M. (André Cardinal), 1672-1749Creator Type: Personal
Name: DuchesnePlace of Publication: Paris
- Creation: 1752
- Digitized: 2009-06-02
- Physical Description: 32, 1,  p. : music ; 20 cm. (8vo)
- Content Description: When Vadé’s first opera comique, La fileuse, appeared at the Foire St Germain on 8 March 1752, the tragic opera that it parodied—Destouches’s Omphale (1701)—had recently been criticized by Friedrich Melchior Grimm in his “Lettre sur Omphale.” Soon after this attack on “bad taste” in French music, the Querelle des Bouffons heated up, with debates about the merits of Italian comic opera versus French serious opera. Many mid-eighteenth-century French comic parodies were based on familiar serious operas, but following the Querelle des Bouffons, lyrical Italianate melodies were incorporated into the opera comique genre. Vadé’s La fileuse follows the older model of reworking existing tunes to new texts, including a vaudeville finale; later in his career, he composed some original airs.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Operas -- Librettos.
- Other: Opéra comique
- Item is a Primary Source
Name: Virtual Music Rare Book RoomCode: VRBR
Name: UNT Music LibraryCode: UNTML
- Rights Access: public
- Musical Score/Notation
- UNT Catalog No.: b1326661
- OCLC: 12889179
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc79