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Les Indes galantes FR - 1735
Jean-Philippe Rameau 1683 - 1764 FR 2*
Opéra-ballet : Lighter version of tragédie en musique with more dance music and with plots that are not necessarily derived from Classical mythology.
Libretto by Louis Fuzelier
First performance at Paris, Académie royale de musique on 23 August 1735
French libretto - German translation - Spanish translation
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In this work Rameau added emotional depth and power to the traditionally lighter form of opera-ballet.