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  • Platée

  • Démonstration du principe de l'harmonie : servant de base à tout l'art musical théorique & pratique

  • Zoroastre

  • La furie

  • Vue du château de Bellevue appartenant à la marquise de Pompadour

  • Vue du château de Bellevue

  • Tancrède, Mr Gelin

  • Frédéric II le Grand visitant Voltaire

Rameau and his work

Letters from Rameau to Bernouilli (february 18 and april 27).

Rameau obtains a pension from the Académie royale de musique.

Balbastre arrives in Paris, where he is welcomed by Rameau.

First revival of Platée ou Junon jalouse at the Académie royale de musique.    

Zoroastre (first version) presented at Versailles, Concert de la reine for Maria Josepha of Saxony, 6 and 11 June.

Les Indes galantes performed at Versailles, Concert de la reine for Maria Josepha of Saxony, 13 and 25 June.    

Prologue and first act of Dardanus (second version) given at Versailles, Concert de la reine for Maria Josepha of Saxony, 27 June.

Rameau and his period

Last performances in the Théâtre des Petits-Appartements. Madame de Pompadour relocates her theatrical activities to the Château de Bellevue.

Death of J. S. Bach in Leipzig.      

Birth of Salieri in Legnano.

Last performances in the Théâtre des Petits-Appartements at Versailles.

The composer Hasse and his wife Faustina Bordoni stay at Versailles. 

Retirement of the singer Catherine-Nicole Le Maure.

Début at the Académie royale de musique of the singer Nicolas Gélin.          

Voltaire moves to Prussia at the invitation of Frederick II.