Hippolyte et Aricie

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Hippolyte et Aricie


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Hippolyte was the first tragédie-lyrique composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau. He had already established himself as an innovative thinker in the field of music theory and harmony, and had published four books of harpsichord pieces. But at the age of 50, his dreams still had not come true. He wanted to compose operas, and ... read more