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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 and Quantz.
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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Rameau 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's Pygmalion.
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.