Title
Les indes galantes
Composer
Jean-Philippe Rameau 1683-1764
Librettist
Louis Fuzelier
Performer
Danielle De Niese  (sopraan) João Fernandes  (bas) Valérie Gabail  (sopraan) Nicolas Cavallier  (bas) Anna Maria Pazarella  (sopraan) Patricia Petibon  (sopraan) Paul Agnew  (tenor) Nathan Berg  (bas-bariton) Jaël Azzaretti  (sopraan) François Piolino  (tenor) Richard Croft  (tenor) Gaële Le Roi  (sopraan) Malin Hartelius  (sopraan) Nicolas Rivenq  (bariton) Christoph Strehl  (tenor) Christophe Fel  (bas) Les Arts Florissants
Conductor
William Christie 1944-
Director
Andrei Serban
Choreographer
Blanca Li
Publisher
Opus Arte, 2005
2 dvd-video's + boekje
Note
Bevat een documentaire " Swingin Rameau"
EAN
0809478009238
CDR
DCD0368

About Jean-Philippe Rameau

Jean-Philippe Rameau (French: [ʒɑ̃filip ʁamo]; (1683-09-25)25 September 1683 – (1764-09-12)12 September 1764) was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the 18th century. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer of his time for the harpsichord, alongside François Couperin.

Little is known about Rameau's early years. It was not until the 1720s that he won fame as a major theorist of music with his Treatise on Harmony (1722) and also in the following years as a composer of masterpieces for the harpsichord, which circulated throughout Europe. He was almost 50 before he embarked on the operatic career on which his reputation chiefly rests today. His debut, Hippolyte et Aricie (1733), caused a great stir a…Read more on Wikipedia

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