Métamorphoses de l'opéra français
Les Métamorphoses de
since its emergence
in the XVIIth century, are numerous and varied.
Beyond the model established by Quinault and Lully which
remains a constant reference,
the creative forms explored by their followers have kept on
questioning and renewing
the dramaturgical balance between the elements of the lyrical
synthesis, French opera can not been looked at from single point
Therefore, the members of the Groupe de recherche of Académie
question the works in their literary, musical and stage elements.
French Revolution, the French model, through its successive
forms, has been influencing all Europe.
The diversity of its effects, in space and time, allows us to
understand better its essential components.
Initiated by an
investigation about the Théâtre des Enchantements,
the name that Cahusac gave to the "total theatre"
project that he developed with Rameau,
the programme « Les Métamorphoses de l'opéra français »
and aims at discovering the numerous aspects of French
Rameau's operas and their relation to stage
Le Théâtre des enchantements de Monsieur de Cahusac
Rameau and his lyrical theatre
Rameau en ordre libre : mises et remises de l'oeuvre
Vau" study grant
Les Tuileries palace and its Theatres
Catalogue d'une collection privée
Iconography of costumes for Teseo
de Saint Marc"
Iconography of props for Teseo
Sets and machineries in France in the 1670's