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Les Boréades : "tragédie en musique" in five acts

by Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 1683-1764 (Composer)


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The mythical tale of a young queen, Alphise, determined to abdicate rather than contemplate an enforced marriage to a descendant of Boreas. Written in 1763, the opera was abandoned in rehearsal for reasons still unclear; Rameau died the following year and the work disappeared from public view for mo... Full description


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