Jean Baptiste Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully (UK: , US: ; French: [ʒɑ̃ baˈtist lyˈli]; born Giovanni Battista Lulli, Italian: [ˈlulli]; 28 November [O.S. 18 November] 1632– 22 March 1687) was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He is considered a master of the French Baroque style. Lully disavowed any Italian influence in French music of the period. He became a French subject in 1661.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 28th, 1632 (Florence), Died March 22nd, 1687 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Notes: Surname sometimes spelled Lulli.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-12914 10-in. 2/13/1913 Au clair de la lune Edmond Clément ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with piano composer  
Victor B-24465 10-in. 9/15/1920 Bois epais Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26195 10-in. 4/3/1922 Gavotte Erica Morini Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-56840 12-in. 4/30/1930 Notturno Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-56841 12-in. 4/30/1930 Alceste : Prelude Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-59495 10-in. 5/1/1930 Gavotte Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-83117 10-in. 5/3/1934 Air tendre et courante American Society of Ancient Instruments ; Ben Stad Instrumental quintet composer  
Victor G-2004 10-in. 5/12/1917 Gavotte Helène Chalot ; Alba Rosa Violin and harp duet composer  
Columbia 19763 10-in. 2/15/1912 Bois epais, redouble ton ombre Georgette Leblanc Maeterlinck Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7563 10-in. 10/7/1920 Bois épais Paul Dufault Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lully, Jean Baptiste," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102411.

Lully, Jean Baptiste. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102411.

"Lully, Jean Baptiste." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102411

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