Tea at Trianon Forum
Always be polite. Courtesy is required of you.
Tea with the Queen
Latest topics
» Remembering Louis XVI
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptyWed Jan 22, 2020 10:04 am by vendéenne d'âme

» Mass for Louis XVI on live video
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptyTue Jan 21, 2020 6:10 pm by vendéenne d'âme

» Judges 17:6
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptyThu Jan 16, 2020 11:29 pm by vendéenne d'âme

» War in the Vendée/Guerre de Vendée
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptyThu Jan 09, 2020 4:37 pm by vendéenne d'âme

» The Comte de Chambord (Henri V)
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptySun Jan 05, 2020 5:24 pm by vendéenne d'âme

» Reflection: Les Membres et L'Estomac
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptySun Jan 05, 2020 2:35 am by vendéenne d'âme

» The Habsburg Appreciation Thread
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptySun Jan 05, 2020 12:45 am by vendéenne d'âme

» The Great Monarch
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptyThu Dec 19, 2019 11:21 pm by Elena

» Jews in Royal France
Jean Baptiste Lully EmptyFri Mar 23, 2018 10:49 pm by princess garnet

Who is online?
In total there are 3 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 3 Guests

None

[ View the whole list ]


Most users ever online was 70 on Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:35 pm
Social bookmarking

Social bookmarking digg  Social bookmarking delicious  Social bookmarking reddit  Social bookmarking stumbleupon  Social bookmarking slashdot  Social bookmarking yahoo  Social bookmarking google  Social bookmarking blogmarks  Social bookmarking live      

Bookmark and share the address of Tea at Trianon Forum on your social bookmarking website

Banner art courtesy of The Graphics Fairy.

Jean Baptiste Lully

Go down

Jean Baptiste Lully Empty Jean Baptiste Lully

Post  Susan Abernethy on Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:58 pm

Jean-Baptiste de Lully was an Italian-born French composer who spent most of his life working at the court of King Louis XIV. Lully is considered the chief master of the French baroque style of music. He became a French subject in 1661.
Giovanni Battista Lulli was born on November 28, 1632. He had little formal education but learned guitar from a Franciscan friar in Florence. In 1646 he was discovered by Roger de Lorraine, son of Charles, Duke of Guise and taken to France. He was in King Louis XIV’s service by 1652-53, composing ballets and by 1651 he was appointed Superintendent of the Music of the Chamber of the King. He composed many ballets in the 1650’s and 1660’s in which the King and Lully danced. When he met the French playwright and actor Moliére, together they created the comédie-ballet. When the King could no longer dance, Lully began writing operas. He created a position for himself which essentially gave him complete control of all music performed in France until his death from a gangrenous toe on March 22, 1687. King Louis XIV always thought of Lully as a true friend.

An example of the music of Lully: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy-yugPw_X8

Jean Baptiste Lully Jean-Baptiste_Lully_Nicolas_Mignard
Susan Abernethy
Susan Abernethy

Posts : 323
Join date : 2012-07-01
Age : 63
Location : Denver, CO, USA

http://thefreelancehistorywriter.com/

Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum