Achille et Polyxène (1687)

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Start date: 
7 November 1687
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Production notes: 
Opera (tragédie en musique). Overture & Act 1 - Lully. Acts 2-5 - Collasse. Libretto - Jean-Galbert de Campistron, after de Bensérade's La mort d'Achille (1635).
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Person Role Notes
Pascal Collasse Composer
de Campistron Jean-Galbert Librettist
Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Académie Royale de Musique (Paris, Île-de-France, France) 7 November, 1687
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.1 Book library 14 Grove 1980, 11:327, 4:535 / Girdlestone 1972, pp.137f., 269

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