Oronthée
Oronthée (or Orontée) is a French-language opera by the composer Paolo Lorenzani, first performed by the singers and musicians of the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) at Chantilly on 23 Au...
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Les arts florissants (opera)
Les arts florissants (H. 487) is a short chamber opera (also described by the composer as idylle en musique) in five scenes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
It was written in 1685 for the group of mus...
Niobe, regina di Tebe
Niobe, regina di Tebe is an opera in three acts by Agostino Steffani, premiered at the Munich court theatre during the carnival season of 1688. It is a tragedy focusing on the Ancient Greek character ...
Armide (Lully)
Armide is an opera by Jean-Baptiste Lully. The libretto was written by Philippe Quinault, based on Torquato Tasso's La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered).Critics in the 18th century regarded A...
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Bacchus, Ceres en Venus
Bacchus, Ceres en Venus' is a 1686 Dutch-language pastoral opera by Johan Schenck.It is one of the earliest surviving Dutch-language operas, 8 years after with Carolus Hacquart's De triomfeerende Min ...
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La descente d'Orphée aux enfers
La descente d'Orphée aux enfers (English: The Descent of Orpheus to the Underworld) is a chamber opera in two acts by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier. It was probably composed in early 16...
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Persée
Persée (Perseus) is a tragédie lyrique with music by Jean-Baptiste Lully and a libretto by Philippe Quinault, first performed on 18 April 1682 by the Opéra at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal in Paris.
Dido and Aeneas
Dido and Aeneas (Z. 626) is an opera in a prologue and three acts, written by the English Baroque composer Henry Purcell with a libretto by Nahum Tate. The first known performance was at Josias Priest...
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L'honestà negli amori
L'honestà negli amori is a dramma per musica in 3 acts by composer Alessandro Scarlatti. Written in 1679-1680 when Scarlatti was 19 years old, it was his second opera. The opera uses an Italian langua...
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Il Pompeo
Il Pompeo is a dramma per musica in 3 acts by composer Alessandro Scarlatti. Written in 1682 when Scarlatti was 22 years old, it was his fourth opera and first dramatic work on a serious and grand sub...
Proserpine (Lully)
Proserpine (Proserpina) is an opera with music by Jean-Baptiste Lully and a libretto by Philippe Quinault first performed at Saint-Germain-en-Laye on 3 February 1680.
Venus and Adonis (opera)
Venus and Adonis is an opera in three acts and a prologue by the English Baroque composer John Blow, composed in about 1683. It was written for the court of King Charles II at either London or Windsor...
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Actéon
Actéon (Actaeon) is a Pastorale in the form of a miniature tragédie en musique in six scenes by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Opus H 481, based on a Greek myth.
It is highly unlikely that this opera w...
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Thétis et Pélée
Thétis et Pelée (Thetis and Peleus) is an opera by the French composer Pascal Collasse, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opéra) on 11 January 1689. It takes the form of a t...
Phaëton (Lully)
Phaëton (LWV 61) is a tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts by Jean-Baptiste Lully. Philippe Quinault wrote the French libretto after a story from Ovid's Metamorphoses. It can be read as an ...
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Les plaisirs de Versailles
Les plaisirs de Versailles (English: The Pleasures of Versailles) is a short opera (or divertissement) by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier. It was intended for performance at the new court...
Achille et Polyxène
Achille et Polyxène (Achilles and Polyxena) is a tragédie lyrique containing a prologue and five acts based on Virgil's Aeneid with a French libretto by Jean Galbert de Campistron. The opera's overtur...
Albion and Albanius
Albion and Albanius is an opera, closely resembling a French tragédie en musique, by Louis Grabu with an English libretto by John Dryden.The words were written by Dryden in 1680. It was initially int...
Acis et Galatée
Acis et Galatée (Acis and Galatea) is an opera by Jean-Baptiste Lully. Unlike most of his operas, which are designated tragédies en musique, Lully called this work a pastorale-héroïque, because it was...
Henrico Leone
Henrico Leone (also Enrico Leone) is an opera (dramma per musica) in three acts composed by Agostino Steffani to an Italian libretto by Ortensio Mauro. Based on the life of the powerful German prince ...
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David et Jonathas
David et Jonathas (David and Jonathan), H. 490, is an opera in five acts and a prologue by the French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier, first performed at the Collège Louis-le-Grand, Paris, on 2...
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