• Les Fêtes d'Hébé ou les Talents liriques

  • Les Fêtes d'Hébé

  • Fêtes d'Hébé

  • [ta]llents liriques

  • Prison de Dardanus

  • Iphise

  • Tencer

  • Ismènor Grand prêtre

  • Dardanus

  • Zaïde

Rameau and his work

Rameau is invited to the meal organised by prince Carignan for the artists of the Opera.

Letter to a man named Bazin relating to the sale to him of the house in Dijon (rue de la Vannerie); Rameau mentions that he is busy working on his opera Dardanus (first version).   

Rameau lends the farmer-general Jean-François Laborde the sum of 60,000 livres; Laborde signs an acknowledgement of debt, agreeing to repay the sum within three years.    

Sale for 7,000 livres of the family home in Dijon (purchased by Jean Rameau for 2,700 livres in 1697), with Claude-Bernard Rameau authorised by Jean-Philippe Rameau (5 December) to act as proxy.

Première of Dardanus (first version) at the Académie royale de musique.    

Première of Sansonnet et Tonton, an anonymous parody of Rameau's Les Fêtes d'Hébé.

Rameau and his period

With France acting as mediator, the Treaty of Belgrade ends the Austro-Turkish War.   

Pauline-Félicité de Mailly-Nesle, later Comtesse de Vintimille, becomes the favourite of Louis XV.

Première in London of Handel's Israel in Egypt.

Première of Royer's Zaïde, reine de Grenade at the Académie royale de musique.  

Premature death of the singer Mademoiselle Petitpas.

New letter to Bazin.

Rameau participates to the feast organised by prince Carignan, in his hotel, with artists from the Académie royale de musique.