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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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Rameau has no explicit theoretical category answering to Verba's "prevailing tonic" (the closest he comes is the ton regnant of the Code de musique frratique [Paris: De l'imprimerie royale, 1760]), and he is strikingly unconcerned, across all of his theoretical writings, with harmonic organization on the scale that Verba treats.
As the availability of parts suggests, the new Rameau edition has been `edited so as to answer the demands both of musical scholarship and of performers'.
The sound of the Aradia Ensemble may have been on the small side for Rameau, but the same was not true of the principal soloists.
Since Rameau was the first to introduce a written fundamental bass, his countrymen have credited him with its discovery.
Jean Philippe Rameau is the eighteenth-century French composer who took up music late in life and turned the operatic world upside down with his then-revolutionary ideas.
Chiarelli's painterly lighting design, Mark Zappone's period-evoking costumes, and the dancing brought out the color and texture of Rameau's music, beautifully played by PNB's orchestra.
Most of Rameau's choral writing is in four parts - designated dessus, haute-contre, taille and basse (also called basse-taille) - with all parts but the top sung by male voices.
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Next year marks the 250th anniversary of the death of the great French Baroque composer, Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764).
The program includes works by Rameau (Piece de Clavecin No.
Rameau's orchestral suite Les Borades includes an Air, Gavotte and Rondeau, just the sort found in similar suites by his contemporary Bach.
Jean-Philippe Rameau. Platee: Ballet bouffon en un prologue et trois actes, RCT 53; livret de Jacques Autreau; revise par Adrien-Joseph Valois d'Orville et Balot de Sovot.
Rameau - Frederick August Rameau, 90, of Eugene, died Jan.
Perhaps the most ambitious choral items on the programme were Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine and Rameau's Hymn a la Nuit, which the Gledholt MVC intends to perform on a forthcoming visit to France.
Since then, Gruber has performed roles that span 400 years of operatic history: from early baroque masterpieces of Monteverdi and Rameau to the world premiere of Tobias Picker's Fantastic Mr.