opera comique in 3 acts, libretto by Piron, Saint-Germain Fair,
performed by Dolet's troup, 3 February 1723.
Jardins de l'Hymen ou La Rose,
opera comique in one act, libretto by Piron, Saint-Germain Fair,
1724. Revived in 1744.
Sauvages, rondeau, 1725.
Composed for the Fair, and revived in Les Indes Galantes.
Rameau was asked for a dance of character for the performance
of true "Savages", Indians from Lousiana.
d'Arlequin, opera comique in one act, libretto by
Piron, Fair Theatre, February 1726.
Robe de dissention ou le Faux
Prodigue, opéra comique, libretto by Piron, Saint-Laurent
Fair, 7 September 1726.
libretto by Voltaire, never performed (the music is lost) (years
et Aricie, tragedy in 5 acts and a prologue, libretto
by Simon Joseph Pellegrin, after Racine's Phedra, 1st October,
1733, revived in 1742, 49, 57; 58,
Courses de Tempé, act by
Piron, Comédie Française, 1734.
Indes Galantes, ballet héroïque
in 3 entrees and a prologue, libretto by Fuzelier, 23 August
1735, revived in 1743, 51, 61,
62, 64, 73...
et Pollux, tragedy in 5 acts and a prologue,
libretto by Gentil-Bernard, 24 October 1737,
revived in 1754 (reworked), 64, 65, 78, 79, 80, 82 & 1784.
Fêtes d’Hébé ou Les Talens
Liriques, ballet in 3 entrees and a prologue, several librettists,
21 May 1739, revived in 1747, 56,
tragedy in one act and a prologue, libretto by Le Clerc de
la Bruère, 19 November 1739, revived
in 1742, 59, 63, 71...
Princesse de Navarre,
intermède for Voltaire's play, comédie-ballet in 3 acts,
for the Dauphin's wedding, 23 February 1745.
Fêtes de Ramire, opéra-ballet,
1 act, libretto by Voltaire, Théâtre des Grandes-Ecuries, Versailles,
22 December 1745. A work based on
the divertissements composed for La Princesse de Navarre.
ou Junon jalouse, ballet bouffon in 3 acts and a prologue,
libretto by Jacques Autreau et Le Vallois d'Orville, Versailles,
31 Mars 1745 ; Paris 1749-50,
revived from 1753 to 1773.
Fêtes de Polymnie, Heroic
Ballet in 3 acts and a prologue, libretto by Cahusac, 12 October
1745, revived in 1753.
Temple de la Gloire,
Fête in 3 acts and a prologue, libretto by Voltaire, Versailles,
27 November 1745, Paris 1745.
et Myrthis, pastorale act, librettist unknown, 1745
(?). Rameau's handwritten score, like Zéphire, is titled :
Les Beaux Jours de l'Amour.
pastorale act, librettist unknown, date unknown. Rameau's handwritten
score, like Nélée et Myrthis, is titled : Les Beaux
Jours de l'Amour. Nélée et Myrthis and Zéphire
seem to have been the two parts of the same work.
Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour
ou Les Dieux d'Egypte, heroic ballet in 3 acts and a prologue,
libretto by Cahusac, composed in occasion of the Dauphin'
second wedding, Versailles, 15 March 1747,
heroic pastorale in 4 acts, Cahusac, 29 February 1748.
ballet in one act, libretto by Ballot de Sovot after Houdar de
Motte, 27 August 1748, & 1754.
Surprises de l’Amour
(version 1), ballet in 2 acts and a prologue, libretto by Gentil-Bernard,
29 October 1748, theatre of the Petits
Appartements, Versailles. The ballet celebrated the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle,
and consisted of :
Le Retour d'Astrée,
(Vulcain et le
La Lyre enchantée.
The ballet was revived in 1757, at the Royal Academy of Music,
but completely reworked.
opéra pour la Paix (d'Aix-la-Chapelle), heroic pastorale
in 3 acts and a prologue, libretto by Louis de Cahusac, 22 avril
1749, revived in 1764.
tragedy in 5 acts, libretto de Louis de Cahusac, 5 December
1749, revived in 1756, 1770...
Guirlande or Les Fleurs
enchantées, opera-ballet in 1 act, as a continuation to
the Indes Galantes, libretto by Marmontel, 1751,
revived in 1752 and 1753 at the Court.
et Céphise or La Sympathie, heroic pastorale
in 3 acts, libretto by Marmontel, performed in Versailles in occasion
of the Duke of Burgundy's birth (Louis XVI's brother), and in
Paris on 19 November 1751.
et Eglé, heroic pastorale in 1 act, libretto by Collé,
Fontainebleau, 23 or 30 October 1753.
tragedy in 5 acts, libretto by Le Clerc de la Bruère. There were
rehearsals, but the work was never performed. Only the libretto
survived and the score of two pieces for first violin (fonds Decroix).
et Délie, pastorale in 1 act, libretto by Marmontel,
1753. Never performed. The music
ballet in one act, libretto by Marmontel, Fontainebleau, 13 November
Naissance d'Osiris or La Fête Pamilie,
allegorical ballet for birth of the Duke of Berry (future Louis
XVI), libretto by Cahusac, Fontainebleau, 12 October 1754.
ballet in 1 act, libretto by Louis de Cahusac, Fontainebleau
23 October 1754, revived in 1766.
(different from the third entry of Les Surprises de l'Amour
also titled Anacréon on a libretto by Gentil-Bernard).
Surprises de l’Amour (version
2), ballet in 4 acts, 31 May 1757,
Royal Academy of Music, Paris. The version was completely reformed.
The prologue of 1748, that was circonstancial, was cancelled,
and the various entries were changed or modified.
- Adonis became L'Enlèvement
d'Adonis (libretto by Cahusac).
- La Lyre enchantée,
- Anacréon, new entry (libretto
by Gentil-Bernard) and,
- Les Sibarites (libretto
by Marmontel), act performed in Fontainebleau in 1753 under
the name Sibaris, first replaced La Lyre enchantée,
in 1757, and Anacréon in 1758.
Procureur dupé sans le savoir,
comédie mixed with vaudevilles, ca 1758.
Attributed to Rameau.
Paladins, comedy-ballet in 3 acts,
libretto by M. de Monticourt, 12 February 1760.
ou Les Boréades, lyric
tragedy in 5 acts, the libretto is supposed to have been written
by Louis de Cahusac, never performed, 1764.
ballet in 1 act, never performed, librettist unknown.
sketch on Quinault's libretto.
in a letter from the year 1748, Voltaire tells Rameau began to
set his libretto Pandore into music. The work was never performed
and the music is lost . French
version of Libretto. The english translation, Pandora, is
available on the site blackmask.com