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Title Fêtes d'Hébé; ou, Les talents liriques, ballet, mis en musique par M. Rameau, et réprésenté pour la premiere fois, par l'Académie Royale de Musique, au mois de May 1739
Subject Operas
Creator Rameau, Jean Philippe, 1683-1764
Description Rameau, Jean Philippe (1683-1764) À Paris: Chez l'Auteur..., La Veuve Boivin..., M. Le Clair... Avec Approbation et Privilège du Roy, (1739) First edition Jean Philippe Rameau became perhaps the most lauded composer in his day and is the most recognized composer of his era today. He established himself first as a theorist, but his love was for the stage, which he turned to at the age of fifty. Les Fêtes d'Hébé was first performed at the Paris Opera on the 21st of May, 1739. The loose storyline follows Hébé's distaste for the amorous goings-on of heaven and her determination to find out whether the situation isn't better on Earth. The piece, Rameau's fourth work for the stage, was a great success, a musical painting a la Watteau's shepherds, sylvans, and fauns - highly ornamented and graciously stylized. Les Fêtes was performed nearly four hundred times after its premiere.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1739
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Format Creation Original scanned with Hasselblad H2D 39 megapixel digital camera and saved as 600 ppi uncompressed TIFF. JP2000 display images generated in CONTENTdm at 15:1 compression ratio.
Source M1502.R3 F4
Language fre
Rights Management http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Holding Institution Rare Books Division, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah. 295 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Source Physical Dimensions 26 x 34 cm
Scanning Technician Kelly Taylor
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Luise Poulton; Choun Votha
ARK ark:/87278/s6154t57
Setname uum_rbc
Date Created 2009-03-25
Date Modified 2015-08-21
ID 76331
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6154t57

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Date Created 2009-03-25
Date Modified 2009-03-25
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6154t57/76165