Jean-Baptiste Lully: Cadmus et Hermione

Esteemed Readers, to keep up the solemn New Year spirit I would like to share with you this charming chaconne from J.-B. Lully’s opera “Cadmus et Hermione”. This is the first opera composed & performed in France. Lully presented it in Paris in 1673.

The plot is based on Ovid’s Metamorphoses it tells a tragic love story of Cadmus, founder of Thebes, & Hermione, daughter of Venus & Mars.

Vive le Roy! :-)🎄

Maria KethuProfumo


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9 Responses to Jean-Baptiste Lully: Cadmus et Hermione

  1. fulvialuna1 says:


  2. Beautiful, Maria. Wonderful staging and costumes.

  3. Thank you for sharing Maria I’ve saved it for research. Loved the dancing too.

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