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dance music: [Music & Dance of the French Court] Lully, Jean Baptiste. (1632-1687) [Quinault, Philippe. (1635 - 1688)]. Cadmus et Hermione. Tragedie, representée par lâ€TMAcademie Royale de Musique. LIBRETTO.

[Music & Dance of the French Court] Lully, Jean Baptiste. (1632-1687) [Quinault, Philippe. (1635 - 1688)]. Cadmus et Hermione. Tragedie, representée par lâ€TMAcademie Royale de Musique. LIBRETTO.

[Music & Dance of the French Court] Lully, Jean Baptiste. (1632-1687) [Quinault, Philippe. (1635 - 1688)]. Cadmus et Hermione. Tragedie, representée par lâ€TMAcademie Royale de Musique. LIBRETTO.

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[Music & Dance of the French Court] Lully, Jean Baptiste. (1632-1687) [Quinault, Philippe. (1635 - 1688)]. Cadmus et Hermione. Tragedie, representée par lâ€TMAcademie Royale de Musique. LIBRETTO.

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Your Price: – [Music & Dance of the French Court] Lully, Jean Baptiste. (1632-1687) [Quinault, Philippe. (1635 - 1688)]. Cadmus et Hermione. Tragedie, representée par lâ€TMAcademie Royale de Musique. LIBRETTO.


Paris: Christophe Ballard, 1690. First edition. Libretto: 68 pp., octavo, typeset, with woodblock head and tailpieces and capitals. Modern vellum covered boards, generally lightly browned throughout. Loewenberg 52. Not in Sonneck. First performed April 1673 in Paris, in the presence of Louis XIV, to a text by Philippe Quinault after Ovid, it was with ‘Cadmus et Hermione’, that Lully invented the form of the tragédie en musique (also known as tragédie lyrique). This edition appears to have been printed for the revival of 4 December, 1690 at the Théâtre du Palais Royal.



Your Price: – [Music & Dance of the French Court] Lully, Jean Baptiste. (1632-1687) [Quinault, Philippe. (1635 - 1688)]. Cadmus et Hermione. Tragedie, representée par lâ€TMAcademie Royale de Musique. LIBRETTO.