Céphale et Procris (Jacquet de La Guerre, Elisabeth)




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Publisher. Info. Paris: Christophe Ballard, 1694
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Publisher. Info. Paris: A l'Entrée de la Porte de l'Academie Royalle de Musique, 1694
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General Information

Work Title Céphale et Procris
Alternative. Title Céphale et Procris, tragédie mise en musique
Name Translations Céphale et Procris (Jacquet de la Guerre)
Name Aliases Céfalo y Procris (Guerre); Cephale et Procris
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 186347676; BNF: 12192446c
Composer Jacquet de La Guerre, Elisabeth
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEJ 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 acts + prologue
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1694 ?
First Performance. 1694-03-17 in Paris: Académie Royale de Musique
First Publication. 1694
Librettist Joseph-François Duché de Vancy (1668-1704)
Language French
Dedication Louis XIV
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation vocal soli + chorus, 5-part orchestra
(dessus de violons, hautes-contre, tailles, quintes, basses de violon)
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Jacquet de La Guerre's original score was most likely written in five parts, after the tradition established by Lully. As only Ballard's partition reduite survives, however, only the upper two parts and the basse continue are extant.