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By Cuthbert Girdlestone,Philip Gossett

The definitive biography and important examine of Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683–1764), this quantity bargains at size not just with the composer's musical achievements but in addition with elements of his existence and paintings that made him essentially the most vital cultural figures in eighteenth-century France. interesting incidents comprise his imperative place in a musical controversy that excited the enmity of Rousseau, Diderot, and the Encyclopedists; his friendship and collaboration with Voltaire; and his place because the writer of a treatise on concord that persevered for 2 centuries.
This severe assessment focuses mainly on Rameau's musical works, devoting complete chapters to his operas and ballets in addition to his chamber song, cantatas and motets, and minor works. extra subject matters comprise his hyperlinks to Lully, his effect on Gluck, and the character and value of his acoustic and harmonic theories. supplementations contain greater than three hundred musical examples, quite a few necessary appendices, indexes, an in depth bibliography, and a brand new advent via the prestigious musicologist and historian Philip Gossett.

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