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Dramatic Expression in Rameau's Tragédie en Musique

Between Tradition and Enlightenment

  • Author: Verba, Cynthia
builds on decades of study of Jean-Phillipe Rameau's musical practice, taking a two-directional approach-theory and musical practice ... Recommended. Upper division undergraduates, graduate... More…

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Contents

  • 1. Introduction;
  • 2. Rameau's concept of musical expression: in theory and practice;
  • 3. Getting oriented: Rameau's First Tragedie, Hippolyte et Aricie (premiere, 1733);
  • 4. Comparative overview of Rameau's tragedies, first versions: continuity and change;
  • 5. Scenes of forbidden love confessed;
  • 6. Scenes of intense conflict;
  • 7. Scenes of conflict resolution; Conclusion.