1697 in music
The year 1697 in music involved some significant events.
Méduse (opera)
Méduse (Medusa) is an opera by the French composer Charles-Hubert Gervais, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 13 January 1697. It takes the form of a tragédie en mu...
Issé (opera)
Issé is an operatic pastorale héroïque by the French composer André Cardinal Destouches. Initially it was in three acts. The definitive revised version consists of a prologue and five acts. The libret...
L'Europe galante
L'Europe galante (Galant Europe) is an opéra-ballet in a prologue and four entrées by André Campra, The French text was by Antoine Houdar de la Motte.The opera is regarded as the first opéra-ballet, w...
Vénus et Adonis
Vénus et Adonis is an opera (tragédie en musique) in a prologue and 5 acts composed by Henri Desmarets to a libretto by Jean-Baptiste Rousseau. Based on the story of Venus and Adonis in Book X of Ovi...
Vénus et Adonis - Wikipedia