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Title: Atys
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Jean-Baptiste Lully; La Simphonie du Marais; Hugo Reyne; Le Chœur du Marais; Philippe Quinault
Código CDU: Lu.05
Forma Musical: Operas ; Attis (God) -- Drama.
Abstract: Atys, Lully's fourth full-length opera (or tragédie en musique), was first performed at the theater at St. Germain-en-Laye on January 10, 1676. The first public performance took place at the Paris Opéra in April that year. For reasons that have not been established, it became known as "the king's opera." More importantly, it marked a major development in the history of the tragédie en musique as established by Lully and his regular librettist Philippe Quinault. In their earlier collaborations—Cadmus et Hermione, Alceste, and Thésée—Lully and Quinault, while aspiring to the pure style of French Classical lyric theater, had not totally abandoned certain elements of Venetian opera, with its subplots and burlesque characters. Atys marks the beginning of a new phase in which all extraneous elements are purged in order to concentrate on the drama of the central plot. This was achieved without foregoing the brilliance of spectacle which formed an integral part of part of French opera. As ...


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