Verba herself comes close to acknowledging this at various points: "it is clear," she writes for instance, "that while Rameau
's theoretical formulations can point the way to entering the world of his music, they offer only a partial account of his actual practice" (p.
The decision to respect the original layout of Rameau
's scores carries with it a number of implications for the edition.
It would be wonderful to see a fully staged Rameau
opera, but for now, let's be grateful that Voicebox at least was prepared to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the composer's death in such fine style.--John Gilks
Also terminating at about the same point are the favorable references to Rameau
The individual pieces comprise overtures, airs, minuets, gigues, gavottes, and the like, and they represent a fair sampling of Rameau
's many varied moods and styles.
Although four-part writing may be considered the norm for Rameau
's choruses, we also find a variety of other textures.
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though of cantatas as mini-operas, complete with characterizations and a ranee of emotions withinhigh drama.
Elizabeth Bartlet's critical edition of Jean-Philippe Rameau
's Platee appeared in print in 2005, the year of her death, which followed a long battle with cancer.
In Nancy, she is starting work on a new staging of Rameau
Among the highlights: Alexander Shalov's "Valenki," a folk song with verve; Tchaikovsky's "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy"; Rameau
's "Minuet," "Tambourin," and "Gavotte-Rondeau," my favorites; another from Shalov, "The White Acacia's Fragrant Flakes"; Stravinsky's "Prelude and Tango"; Frolov's "Blues"; and Vlasov's "Basso ostinato." And those are only a few to illustrate the variety!
His recording of Rameau
's Le berger fidele, for example (Archiv 449 211-2), is the only one of this work, to my knowledge, to employ an orchestra, though the cantata is known to have been given its premiere in Philidor's series.