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Ballet danced in Paris by Louis XIV and Maria Teresa, Infanta of Spain, at their wedding. (Paris: 1660)
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Vers du ballet royal dansé par leurs maiestez entre les actes de la grande tragedie de l'Hercule amoureux. (Paris, 1662)
  Page 001  
  Title_page
  Page 003  
  Prologue With a genealogy of the kings of France.
  Page 006  
  Stage_machinery Diane, Love and Hymen descend to the stage to sing the praises of the King and Queen.
  Page 009  
  Libretto
  Page 017  
  Theatrical_Performance The text gives a short account of each act of the Hercule amoureux along with a description of the stage design.
Section "Argument du premier acte."
  Page 018  
  Ballet The Entrée des Foudres et Tempestes.
Section "Argument du second acte."
  Page 020  
  Ballet The Entrée des Songes.
  Page 021  
  Section "Argument du III. acte."
  Page 023  
  Ballet The Entrée des Statues.
  Page 024  
  Section The Entrée des Zephirs.
  Page 028  
  Ballet The Entrée des Fantomes et Demoiselles.
  Page 029  
  Ballet The Entrée de Pluton et Proserpine, with the part of Pluto danced by the King.
Section "Argument du V. acte."
  Page 031  
  Ballet Eight entrées danced at the end of the performance, with the King dancing the part of Mars.
Festival details

Festival:
Ballet danced in Paris by Louis XIV and Maria Teresa, Infanta of Spain, at their wedding.

Date:
1660

City:
Paris

Participants:
Louis XIV (1638-1715) ('le Grand'), King of France
Maria Teresa (1631-1683), Infanta of Spain, m. Louis XIV, King of France

Dynasty:
Bourbon

Notes:
In this ballet in celebration of their marriage, made up of eighteen "entrées" danced between the acts of a performance of Hercule amoureux, the King danced the parts of the House of France, Mars and Pluto and the Queen that of the House of Austria.
Book details

Title:
Vers du ballet royal dansé par leurs maiestez entre les actes de la grande tragedie de l'Hercule amoureux.

Names:
Ballard, Robert (Printer)

Published:
Paris, 1662

Shelfmark:
839.e.2.(5)

Format:
52 pp. 4º

References:
Watanabe No. 1854

Notes:
Bound with seven other works.
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