Rameau: Symphonies from Hippolyte et Aricie, RCT 43

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  • Composer: Jean-Philippe Rameau
  • Format: Full Score
  • Instrumentation (this edition): Orchestra
  • Originally for: Opera
  • ISMN: 979-000657492-6
  • Size: 9.4 x 13.0 inches
  • Pages: 76


Rameau's "Hippolyte et Aricie" showcases great confusions amongst nymphs and gods. The opera represents a fascinating masterpiece of a Baroque "Tragédie en musique" by the French composer. This edition of the "Symphonies" includes all of the purely instrumental numbers of the opera in their various versions. The contents provides an overview of the movements according to keys so that an effective suite can be easily compiled for a concert performance. The expressive and diverse music encompasses some of Rameau's most popular instrumental works.