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Voltaire’s Temple of Glory

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Voltaire’s Temple of Glory


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Words based on the writings of Voltaire Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau Performed by the Concert Royal and eighteen dancers in period costume.

Dances take place in Voltaire’s home while he is writing the libretto for a court celebration (Temple de la Gloire). Includes Air for Heroes and Demons, Air for Muses (Passepied), a minuet, a loure, Gavotte I and II for Venus and Mars, Final Contradanze and more.

1998, colour, 27 mins

François-Marie Arouet, known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his criticism of Christianity, especially the Roman Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and separation of church and state. Jean-Philippe Rameau was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the 18th century. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin.

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