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Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632 – 1687)

Trios de la Chambre du Roi LW 35/1-9 & LW 35/47
Sample Score

Source is the ms. atelier Philidor (c. 1705] „Trio [sic] de la Chambre / Tome Premier“ including 47 trio numbers with unspecified instruments, the first two in french clef and the third one in bass clef. The ms. „Volume de 62 feuillets / Res. 1397“ is online available at the digital library Gallica, BNF, Paris. This edition includes the first 9 numbers [LW 35/1-9] and the final Chaconne [LW 35/47].

Version 2.0
Atys - Ouverture et Suite [LW 53]
Sample Score

The edition includes: Ouverture – Atys [LW 53] - Prologue [posthumous edition Ballard 1689], Gallica, BNF, Paris. Bass figures from 1708 Baussen edition, Gallica, BNF, Paris; Entrée des Zephirs – Atys – Scène IV, Acte II [Ballard 1689], Gallica, BNF, Paris. Bass figures from 1708 Baussen edition, Gallica, BNF, Paris. Previously published as version 1.1 on March, 12, 2007; Prelude – Le Sommeil - Atys – Scène IV, Acte III [Ballard 1689], Gallica, BNF, Paris. Previously published as version 1.1 on 2006.

Version 1.0
Chaconnes
Sample Score

The edition includes:

  • Chaconne des Maures – Ballet d’Alcidiane [1658 - LW 9], ms Phi- lidor, Gallica, BNF, version 1.1, 2006;

  • La louchie – Ballet de Raillerie [1659 – LW 11], ms Rés. F. 519-18 Philidor, Gallica, BNF, version 1.2, 3/6/2007;

  • Chaconne de Bacchus et d'Ariane - Triomphe de l'Amour [1681 - LW 59], edition Christophe Ballard, North Texas University Library, version 1.0, 11/1/2007

  • Chaconne - Amadis [1684 – LW 63], edition Christophe Ballard, North Texas University Library, version 1.1, 2006;

  • Chaconne - Roland [1685 – LW 65], edition Christophe Ballard, North Texas University Library, version 1.0, 2006;

  • Chaconne - Temple de la Paix [1685 - LW 69], edition Christophe Ballard, North Texas University Library, version 1.1, 2006.

Version 1.0 was published on August 12, 2013. The edition collects, with a new editorial format, six pieces already published on 2006-2007.
Chaconne et Passacaille, Achille et Polixène (1687), Acte I, Scene IV et V
Sample Score

 The sources are the 1686 Christophe Ballard edition [Acte I, Scene IV et V, pp. 24-46], and the A. Pontel edition, Amsterdam, 1688, online available at Petrucci Music Library. The score was transcribed using the original keys, but the separate parts have the usual modern keys for practical performance.

Version 2.0 includes a revision of the Passacaille, and Act I, Scene IV and the initial Air of Scene V.
Armide [LW 71] - Passacaille & Chœur
Sample Score

The sources are the 1686 Christophe Ballard edition [Acte V, Scene I, pp. 220-245], and a manuscript of the score, both from Bibliotheque Gallica, BNF, Paris. The score was transcribed using the original keys, but the separate parts have the usual modern keys for practical performance.

Version 2.2, published on January 3, 2011, with a new editorial format.
Armide [LWV 71] - Ouverture & Suite
Sample Score

The sources are the 1686 Christophe Ballard edition [Acte V, Scene I, pp. 220-245], and a manuscript of the score, both from the Bibliotheque Gallica, BNF, Paris. The score was transcribed using the original keys, but separate parts have the usual modern keys for practical performance.

Version 1.1 was completed on July 2006. Version 2.0 correcting some errors and with a revised editorial format was published on October 19, 2010. A new editorial revision has been published on February 12, 2013.
Suite - L'Amour médecin [1665, LWV 29]
Sample Score

The edition includes a suite of four instrumental pieces from: “L'Amour Med́ecin [1665], Comédie Ballet de Molière” [LWV 29], Collection Philidor, BNF, Paris (Notice n°: FR BNF 39748542). In ms the initial Chaconne is repeated at the end of the Ballet, so that the suite may have the same Chaconne as a concluding piece.

Version 1.0 was published on October 2, 2008. On August 18, 2013, it was republished with a new editorial format.
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme - Ouverture & Suite [LWV 43]
Sample Score

Sources is a Philidor ms from the Bibliotheque Gallica, BNF, Paris. Caption title: “Le Bourgois / Gentil-homme / Comedie-Ballett. / Donné per Le Roy a toutte Sa Cour / dans le chasteau de Chambort au Mois / D'octobre 1670. / fait par Monsieur de Lully sur Intendant / dela Musique du Roy et par Le Sieur / Molliere.” For this edition the printed edition of Molière comedy has been consulted. Caption title: “Le bourgeois gentilhomme: comédie-balet faite à Chambort, pour le divertissement du Roy, Le Monnier, 1671”, Bibliotheque Gallica, BNF, Paris.

Version 1.0, first published on December 22, 2007, with a new editorial format.
Proserpine [LW 58] - Ouverture & Suite
Sample Score

The main source is the first edition by Christophe Ballard, 1680, North Texas University. Is has been compared with the second edition by C. Ballard, 1707, Gallica, BNF, Paris. Caption title: “PROSERPINE / TRAGEDIE / MISE EN MUSIQUE / Par Monsieur DE LULLY, / Sur_intendant de la Musique du Roy...”. The suite includes eleven instrumental pieces.

Version 2.0
Phaëton - Ouverture & Suite [LW 61]
Sample Score

Source is the first printed edition by Christophe Ballard, Paris, 1683, online available at North Texas State University Library. Caption title: “PHAËTON, [LW 61] / TRAGEDIE / MISE / EN MUSIQUE, / Par Monsieur de Lully... / A PARIS, / PAR CHRISTOPHE BALLARD... / M. DC. LXXXIII.” The Suite collects the following instrumental numbers extracted from the opera: Ouverture: in Prologue, p. 1, Air pour les Suivants de Saturne in: Prologue, p. 47, Bourée pour les Suivants de Saturne in: Prologue, p. 49, Concert d'Instruments in: Acte I, p. 35, Chaconne in: Acte II, p. 94, Petit Air in: Acte II, p. 104, Premier Air du Printemps in: Acte IV, p. 278, Entrée des Furies in: Acte III, p. 147, Marche in: Acte III, p. 227 and, finally, Rondeau in: Acte III, p. 228.

Version 1.0 was first published on November 8, 2007. On June 23, 2013 it was republished with a new editorial format.
Alceste - Suite [LW 50]
Sample Score

The source is a ms. by André Danican Philidor atelier [ca. 1707], Gallica, bibliothèque numérique de la Bibliotèque nationale de France. The suite collects four instrumental pieces from Alceste: “Prelude”, p. 284, Acte V, “Simphonie [Tombeau], p. 191, Acte III, “P.e Air”, Acte V, p. 236, “2.e Air”, Acte V, p. 240.

Version 2.0
Chaconne et Chœur - Cadmus & Hermione [LW 49]
Sample Score

Sources is  a ms of the score from the André Philidor (1652?-1730) collection, available online at Bibliotheque Gallica, BNF, Paris.

Version 1.1 with a revised editorial format.