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  1. Rameau was a first-rate composer as well as theorist, composing mainly operas but also sacred, harpsichord, and chamber works. (Web site)
  2. Rameau was almost fifty when he composed his first opera, Hippolyte et Aricie, in 1733.
  3. Rameau was taught music before he could read or write. (Web site)
  4. Rameau was in his service as household clavecinist and set Voltaire's poem.
  5. Their Rameau is a somber affair. (Web site)

Les Boréades

  1. In his last years, Rameau returned to a renewed version of his early style in Les Paladins and Les Boréades. (Web site)
  2. Turocy choreographed the first production of Jean-Philippe Rameau 's Les Boréades - it was never performed during the composer's lifetime.


  1. Le premier prélude pour clavecin de Jean-Philippe Rameau, bien qu'écrit en 1706, comporte encore une première section non mesurée.


  1. There's an abstract quality in Rameau that seems to encourage this kind of thing; nobody does wind arrangements of Couperin. (Web site)


  1. As a result, Rameau became a character in Diderot's then-unpublished dialogue, Le neveu de Rameau (Rameau's Nephew). (Web site)


  1. Cziffra loved to play Baroque music and the rest of this disc is taken up by mainly short but characterful pieces by Couperin, Lully, Rameau and Krebs. (Web site)


  1. Jean-Philippe Rameau was one of the truly multifaceted musicians of his day. (Web site)


  1. Initially intended for the law, Rameau decided he wanted to be a musician, and his father sent him to Italy, where he stayed for a short while in Milan.


  1. She had La Pouplinière engage the services of the Bohemia n composer Stamitz, which led to a breach between Rameau and his patron.

Title Page

  1. Yet Rameau evidently recycled the decorative cartouche of an engraved title page previously used in Dandrieu’s first Livre de clavecin (c.

September 12

  1. Rameau died on September 12, 1764 after suffering from a fever. (Web site)
  2. Jean-Philippe Rameau (September 25, 1683 - September 12, 1764) was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era. (Web site)

Old Tradition

  1. What was left of the old tradition of Lully and Rameau was finally swept away, to be rediscovered only in the twentieth century.

Prominent Part

  1. Camargo played a prominent part in the ballets of Rameau, the most inventive composer of theatrical dance of the early 18th century. (Web site)

Incidental Music

  1. Several movements in the E minor suite are almost certainly derived from incidental music that Rameau wrote soon after his arrival in Paris.

François Couperin

  1. The French harpsichord school flourished during the 17th and 18th centuries and led to François Couperin (1668-1733) and Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764). (Web site)


  1. However, Rameau began his studies in the field of law before deciding that the study and composition of music was his true passion.


  1. His work sparked and helped fuel a growing interest in France in early music, with editions such as Saint-Saëns ' of music by Jean-Philippe Rameau. (Web site)
  2. In France the cantata was adapted by Rameau to contain three arias with recitatives.


  1. On February 25, 1726, Rameau married the 19-year-old Marie-Louise Mangot, who came from a musical family from Lyon and was a good singer and instrumentalist. (Web site)


  1. He had many friends among the leading musicologists of his day and he edited works by composers such as Rameau and Francois Couperin.
  2. He had many friends among the leading musicologists of his day and he edited works by Rameau and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. (Web site)
  3. French composer of operatic and instrumental works in the period between Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau.


  1. In spite of his fame as a music theorist, Rameau had trouble finding a post as an organist in Paris. (Web site)


  1. Rameau pursued his activities as a theorist and composer until his death. (Web site)
  2. It was not until he was approaching 50 that Rameau decided to embark on the operatic career on which his fame as a composer mainly rests. (Web site)
  3. Jean Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) was a French theoretician of music and a composer. (Web site)


  1. Rameau composed prolifically in the late 1740s and early 1750s. (Web site)


  1. Jean-Baptiste Lully, a major composer of opera, and Jean Philippe Rameau were the masters of Baroque music in France. (Web site)
  2. He had written an opera, Les muses galantes (inspired by Rameau's Indes galantes), but Rameau was unimpressed by this musical tribute. (Web site)
  3. From 1733, Rameau dedicated himself almost exclusively to opera. (Web site)


  1. Through La Pouplinière, Rameau also met many of the great writers of his day, including some who later became librettists for his operas. (Web site)
  2. Rameau had used accompanied recitative and the overture in his later operas reflected the action to come. (Web site)
  3. The operas of Jean Philippe Rameau followed the tradition established by Lully, but were not as well received. (Web site)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

  1. Jean-Philippe Rameau, born in Dijon, France, in 1683, was a composer, harpsichordist and organist.
  2. In 1727 he was appointed organist at the church of St. Paul in Paris, ahead of Jean-Philippe Rameau who was also a candidate. (Web site)
  3. Saint-Saëns edited Jean-Philippe Rameau 's Pièces de clavecin, and published them in 1895 through Durand in Paris (re-printed by Dover in 1993). (Web site)

Theoretical Work

  1. This was particularly evident in the wake of theoretical work by Jean-Philippe Rameau, who replaced Lully as the important French opera composer.


  1. His highly acclaimed commercial recordings include music by Beethoven, Chopin, Scarlatti, Liszt, Rameau, Rachmaninoff, and many others. (Web site)


  1. She makes them large and alive and vivid, just as she does the harpsichord works of Couperin and Scarlatti and Rameau and Bach. (Web site)
  2. But Rameau and Couperin have a very different style anyway and Rameau cannot be considered the follower of the older composer. (Web site)
  3. Rameau and Couperin have very different styles and Rameau cannot be considered the follower of the older composer. (Web site)


  1. So when Gluck arrived in Paris in 1774 to produce a series of six French operas, he could be seen as continuing in the tradition of Rameau.
  2. Baroque French opera, elaborated by Rameau, was simplified by the reforms associated with Gluck (Alceste and Orfee) in the late 1760s.


  1. In form and structure it owes a lot to the operas of Lully and Rameau, which were still current at the Opéra at this period.
  2. La Vestale is a true tragedie-lyrique, in the tradition of Lully, Rameau, and Gluck. (Web site)
  3. Unlike Lully, who collaborated with Philippe Quinault on almost all his operas, Rameau rarely worked with the same librettist twice. (Web site)


  1. Instrumental music Along with François Couperin, Rameau is one of the two masters of the French school of harpsichord music in the 18th century. (Web site)
  2. The Bach is beautiful, the Rameau brings to life the images the composer envisioned when writing his music; and the Scarlatti is down right scarey. (Web site)
  3. This was particularly evident in the wake of theoretical work by Rameau, who replaced Lully as the important French opera composer.


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