• Église St Eustache

  • Hippolyte et Aricie

  • Hippolite et Aricie, tragédie

  • Hippolite et Aricie

  • Hippolyte et Aricie

  • Pierre Jélyotte

Rameau and his work

Rameau is the organist in charge of the music for the wedding of duc de Mirepoix and the grand daughter of Financier Bernard. During the wedding breakfast, the orchestra plays the music Rameau especially composed for the event.

Private performance of Hippolyte et Aricie at the home of La Pouplinière, before the première at the Académie royale de musique.

Première of Hippolyte et Aricie, a parody of Rameau's work by Riccoboni and Romagnesi.

Rameau and his period

Beginning of the War of the Polish Succession (17331738).

Louise-Julie de Mailly-Nesle, Comtesse de Mailly, becomes the king's favourite.

Première in London of Handel's Orlando.

Domenico Scarlatti settles in Madrid.

Death of Couperin.  

Début at the Académie royale de musique of the singer Marie Fel.

Début at the Académie royale de musique of the singer Pierre de Jélyotte

(Jean-Féry) Rebel succeeds Destouches as surintendant of the Musique de la Chambre.

Montesquieu's Considérations sur les causes de la grandeur des Romains et de leur décadence published in Amsterdam.