Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Life, summaries of religious and secular works, and commentary on his advances in music theory and composition

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  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe — (baptized Sept. 25, 1683, Dijon, France died Sept. 12, 1764, Paris) French composer and music theorist. Son of an organist, he held organist posts until he was 49. His Treatise on Harmony (1722) established him as a major music theorist. In it he …   Universalium

  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe — (1683 1764)    composer    Considered France s greatest 18th century composer and a highly influential music theorist, Jean Philippe Rameau was born in Dijon, where he was educated in music by his father, an organist. At age 18, Rameau made a… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Rameau,Jean Philippe — Ra·meau (rä mōʹ), Jean Philippe. 1683 1764. French composer and music theorist known for his treatise on harmony (1722) and his ballets and operas, including Castor et Pollux (1737). * * * …   Universalium

  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe — (bautizado el 25 sep. 1683, Dijon, Francia–12 sep. 1764, París). Compositor y teórico de la música francés. Hijo de un organista, ejerció como organista hasta los 49 años. Con su Tratado de armonía (1722) se consolidó como un importante teórico… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rameau, Jean Philippe — ► (1683 1764) Compositor francés. En 1733 estrenó su primera ópera. Como teórico, en su Tratado de la armonía (1723) establece los fundamentos de la moderna técnica de la armonía. Opuso al bel canto de la ópera italiana un mayor dramatismo en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe — (baptized 25 September 1683, Dijon, France – 12 September 1764, Paris)    Renowned for his harpsichord pieces and operas, and for his revolutionary theory of harmony, he was organist at churches in Clermont, Dijon, and Paris at various times from …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • RAMEAU, JEAN PHILIPPE —    French composer, born at Dijon; wrote on harmony, and, settling in Paris, composed operas, his first Hippolyte et Aricie, and his best Castor et Pollux (1683 1764) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Jean-Philippe Rameau — Portrait par Joseph Aved (1702 1766) Musée des Beaux Arts de Dijon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jean-philippe rameau — Jean Philippe Rameau Portrait par Joseph Aved (1702 1766) Musée des Beaux Arts de Dijon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jean Philippe Rameau — Jean Philippe Rameau Portrait par Joseph Aved (1702 1766) Musée des Beaux Arts de Dijon …   Wikipédia en Français

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