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A seventeenth-century French musical-dramatic work, staged with costumes and scenery, that featured members of the court alongside professional dancers was the
ballet de cour
French court music of the seventeenth century was divided into the following
Music of the Royal Chapel, Music of the Chamber, Music of the Great Stable
The following type of seventeenth-century French court music provided music for indoor entertainment
Music of the Chamber
The following composer is credited with creating a distinctly French style of opera
An extended episode that appeared at the center or the conclusion of each act of a seventeenth-century French opera was known as a/an
In seventeenth-century French opera, songs with a rhymed text and regular meter and phrasing, often in the meter and form of a dance, are called
Brief ornaments used in seventeenth-century French opera to adorn cadences and other important notes were called
The seventeenth-century solo air was typically scored for
one to three voices with lute or continuo accompaniment
The following composer is credited with introducing the Latin oratorio into France
The Paris journal Mercure Gallant referred to the following composer and performer as "the marvel of our century"
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre
The following French dance, which originated in the British Isles, was usually composed in a compound meter with wide melodic leaps and lively triplets
A spoken play with an overture and four or more masques or substantial musical episodes was called a
The English Dancing Master, a collection of and instructional treatise on traditional English country dances, was published by:
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