Amadis, tragedie mise en musique par Monsieur de Lully; coppié par Deneloy : manuscript vocal score
- Uniform Title
- Physical description
- 1 v. (122 leaves), 27 cm.
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- Lully, Jean-Baptiste, 1632-1687.
- Harris, Lucie King.
- Pompadour, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, marquise de, 1721-1764.
- Publication date
- Libretto by P. Quinault.
- The first opera by Lully with text by Quinault that was not based on ancient mythology, AMADIS was first performed at the Palais-Royal in Paris on 18 January 1684. The opera has direct allusions to Louis XIV, who supposedly suggested the subject himself. The score was first published in 1684; a second edition appeared in 1711 and a "Nouvelle Edition" in 1719, which was reprinted in 1725. (From dealer's description)
- Bound in full contemporary mottled calf with spine in compartments, gilt and leather label to spine. Coat of arms, possibly that of Madame Pompadour, to both upper and lower boards.
- Includes figured bass.
- Purchased with the Lucie King Harris fund, 1993.