Nouvelles parodies bacchiques (Ballard, Christophe)

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Editor Christophe Ballard (1641-1715)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Christophe Ballard, 1702
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Work Title Nouvelles parodies bacchiques, mélées de vaudevilles ou rondes de table
Alternative. Title
Composer Ballard, Christophe
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 tomes:
  • Tome 1:
  1. Festes de L'Amour et de Bachus
  2. Cadmus
  3. Alceste
  4. Le Carnaval (Mascarade)
  5. Thésée
  6. La Grotte de Versailles
  7. Atys
  8. Isis
  9. Psyché
  10. Bellerophon
  11. Various vaudevilles and rondes de table (drinking songs)
  • Tome 2:
  1. Proserpine
  2. Le Triomphe de L'Amour
  3. Persée
  4. Phaëton
  5. Amadis
  6. Roland
  7. Ballet du Temple de la Paix
  8. Armide
  9. Acis et Galatée
  10. Various vaudevilles and rondes de table (drinking songs)
  • Tome 3:
  1. Achille
  2. Zéphire et Flore
  3. Thétis et Pélée
  4. Énée et Lavinie
  5. Coronis
  6. La Mort d'Alcide
  7. Didon
  8. Circé
  9. Théagène et Chariclée
  10. Ballet des Saisons
  11. La Naissance de Venus
  12. Various vaudevilles and rondes de table (drinking songs)
First Publication. 1702
Language French
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice, continuo

Misc. Comments

Consists of revelry-themed parodies of operas/stage works by leading composers of the day (Lully, Collasse, Desmarets, etc). Fascinating to see that the genre of song parodying has existed for centuries. For more information on the topic, check out this article.