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Campra, André

Campra, André (b Aix-en-Provence, 1660; d Versailles, 1744). Fr. composer of It. descent. Dir. of mus. at several caths., incl. Arles 1681–3, Toulouse 1683–94, and Notre Dame de Paris 1694–1700. First stage work was opéra-ballet L'Europe galante (Paris 1697). Created the form opéra-ballet. Comp. many more operas and opéra-ballets, incl. Le carnaval de Venise (1698); Tancrède (1702); Iphigénie en Tauride (1704); Alcine (1705); Idomenée (1712, rev. 1731); Camille, reine des volsques (1717); Achille et Deidamie (1735). Also wrote church mus. incl. Requiem (c.1722); 3 books of Cantates françoises (1708, 1714, 1728); Mass (1700); and many motets and psalms.

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