Jean-Philippe Rameau

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French composer of operas whose writings laid the foundation for the modern theory of harmony (1683-1764)


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The source for Howard's translation is the facsimile in volume four of Erwin Jacobi's Complete Theoretical Writings of Jean-Philippe Rameau (Rome: American Institute of Musicology, 1969); however, because Howard includes the page numbers of the original edition in the margins, the reader can easily use virtually any facsimile (or original) with the translation.
But this glittering diva soprano, born in Bordeaux 300 years ago, unmatched for her artistry, was not only the muse of the great Jean-Philippe Rameau. She also inspired works by de Lalande and Lully, among others, and was the obsession of the besotted Louis XV of France.
9, Hantai was joined by American harpsichordist Sempe for a delightful duo-concert of the music of Jean-Philippe Rameau.
Composer breathes new life into opera A WELSH composer who reconstructed the long-neglected opera, Anacreon, by the French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau premiered the work in Oxford last night.
Set predominantly to music from the period - from George Philipp Telemann and Vivaldi to Mozart and Jean-Philippe Rameau - this was a resolutely modern choreography, with no pointe-work but with a fair share of classical thrown in.
Caglar Aydin can play the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach and Jean-Philippe Rameau without any errors.
Maybe advocates of classical music should consider transliterating the French Baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau's last name as "Rambo" - it sounds almost the same.
Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) was one of France's great early composers of operatic and choral music, but he never actually wrote anything specifically for the orchestra alone.
The eighteen-member corps and three principal couples moved from courtly, mannered formality to fairly unbridled expressiveness in three well-defined sections set to excerpts from Jean-Philippe Rameau's operas Zais and Nais.
Cohen challenges the idea that Jean-Philippe Rameau's famous attempt to ground music in a natural principle, the corps sonore, is related to his "discovery" of the problem of music cognition, and demonstrates, through a subtle and nuanced discussion, that Rameau relied upon a concept of "musical instinct," a "gift of nature" which he took to be a faculty of the senses, not of the mind.
NEW YORK A New York City Opera presentation of the opera in two acts with music by Jean-Philippe Rameau and libretto by Adrien-Joseph Le Valois d'Orville after Jacques Autrea's play.
Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les surprises de L'amour (version 1757-8), ed.
The book contains two photographs, one of Jean-Marie Pontevia, the other of Chaim Soutine, and bears as an epigraph the quotation from Jean-Philippe Rameau: "Il faut corriger l'art par l'art." "La metaphore est fade," begins the invocation to the reader in Michel's 1976 collection "Du depecage comme de l'un des beaux-arts," the first to figure in Le plus reel.
1 Hippolyte et Aricie, Act IV scene 4, in Jean-Philippe Rameau: Oeuvres completes, ed.
Set in a cafe in Paris, the work takes the form of a conversation between "Moi," a representative of the author, and "Lui," a young, cynical bohemian nephew of the French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau. As they display their wit and show off their knowledge, the conversation begins to resemble a chess game with its gambits and sly stratagems.