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Hippolyte et Aricie FR - 1733
Jean-Philippe Rameau 1683 - 1764 FR 2*
Tragédie en musique : Lyric genre with themes from Classical mythology. Unity of time, drama and plot.
Libretto by Abbé Simon-Joseph Pellegrin
First performance at Paris, Académie royale de musique on 1 October 1733
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Rameau's first opera caused great controversy at its premiere.