Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste

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Belgian composer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Grétry to M. de Croise, Secrétaire du Roy, Paris, 1789 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639601

From the description of Autograph note signed from Grétry to unidentified correspondent, Paris, 1809 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560768

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Grétry to "Citoyen Ministre, " Paris, c1803. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510940

Grétry's "Mémoires, ou, Essais sur la musique" was indeed published by Prault in 1789; "De la vérité: Ce que nous fûmes, ce que nous sommes, ce que nous devrions être" was published in 1801 Chez l'auteur, and printed by C. Pougens.

From the description of Letter : to "mon bon ami," Paris, [1801 Nov. 17] 28 brum[aire] an X. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 691914301

From the comic opera in 2 acts with libretto by Desforges [P.J.B. Choudard]. First performance Comédie-Italienne, Paris, 24 June 1784.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of L'épreuve villageoise : pour orchestre à chordes / A. Grétry. [18--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50008104

French composer of Walloon descent.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : "l'hermitage," 26 August 1813, to M. Legras, 1813 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578258

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "13 nivose an 4" [i.e. 3 January 1796] to citoyen [Jacques Joseph Marie] de Croix in Lille, 1796 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578248

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "5 messidor an 7 [i.e. 23 June 1799], to an unidentified recipient, 1799 June 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578265

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris,] 14 August 1806, to [Louis-Victor Flamand], 1806 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578254

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 21 March 1809, to an unidentified recipient, 1809 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578269

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 1 August 1802, to M. [Edme Guillaume François de] Favières in Magny, 1802 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578252

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "21 vendémiaire [an V]" [i.e. 12 October 1796], to an unidentified recipient, 1796 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578263

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creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Zémire et Azor. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
referencedIn France. Maison de l'empereur et roi. Service du grand chambellan : Memoire de peintures de decorations faites pour la Théâtre de la cour, d'après les dessins de M. Isabey ... par Ciceri, peintre des Théâtre de la cour, et du Grand Opéra : manuscript, 1813 Jan. 10. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Zémire et Azor / Gretry, arranged Beecham. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
referencedIn National Orchestral Association collection of rehearsal and concert recordings [sound recording], 1938-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Académie royale de musique (France). Bordereau de la recette et de la dépense, mois de juin 1786. 1786. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "13 nivose an 4" [i.e. 3 January 1796] to citoyen [Jacques Joseph Marie] de Croix in Lille, 1796 Jan. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Le tableau parlant / Gretry. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
referencedIn Memorial Library of Music collection Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Collier, George, Sir, 1738-1795. Selima and Azor [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Newland/Zeuner Collection, circa 1735-circa 1900 Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn National Flute Association, Inc. Archives, 1898-2002, (bulk 1970-1989) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. L'épreuve villageoise : pour orchestre à chordes / A. Grétry. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951 (bulk circa 1770-1870). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856. ALS, [between 1836 and 1856] : to Eugène Merlot / Adam. University of North Texas Library, UNT
creatorOf Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978. Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-1850. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Letter : to "mon bon ami," Paris, [1801 Nov. 17] 28 brum[aire] an X. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Contemporary engravings [manuscript] ca. 1600-ca. 1825. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Boieldieu, François Adrien, 1775-1834. Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 14 December 1819, to [Gaspare] Spontini, 1819 Dec. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf [Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813]. Sing with awe in strains melodious : andante un poco adagio = This repeat in tones harmonious = Wiederholts mit süssen Tönen, wiederholts, seht / arranged by Antes. Moravian Music Foundation: Winston-Salem Office at the Archie K. Davis Center, MMF
referencedIn Vieuxtemps, Henri, 1820-1881. Autograph letter signed, dated : London, 10 May 1847, to Count Mathieu Wielhorsky in St. Petersburg, 1847 May 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "5 messidor an 7 [i.e. 23 June 1799], to an unidentified recipient, 1799 June 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Overture... : [and other titles]. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Letter : "Au Citoyen Francœur administrateur du Théatre de la République et des arts," Paris, [1799 Feb. 27] 9 ventose an 7. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Andante. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778. Recueil d'opéra bouffons : tome premier : 1774. Libraries Australia
creatorOf [Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813]. This repeat in tones harmonious : Coro. andante un poco adagio = Wiederholts mit süssen Tönen, wiederholts, seht = Sing with awe in strains melodious / arranged by Antes. Moravian Music Foundation: Winston-Salem Office at the Archie K. Davis Center, MMF
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed from Grétry to "Citoyen Ministre, " Paris, c1803. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 1 August 1802, to M. [Edme Guillaume François de] Favières in Magny, 1802 Aug. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cousineau, Georges, 1733-1800. Feuilles de terpsichore pour le clavecin : dediées aus dames : manuscript, [between 1784 and 1791] Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 21 March 1809, to an unidentified recipient, 1809 Mar. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1912-1970 (inclusive), 1912-1954 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Gebauer, Michel Joseph 1763-1812. Música manuscrita. [Música notada] Tomo 11-12, Dúos de violín. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. [Collection of ms. scores] [microform]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. General Collection manuscript music miscellany, [ca. 1600-ongoing]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Ouverture de La caravane : musique de Grétry : manuscript, [between 1850 and 1899] Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Letter : to "mon cher ami," Paris, [1801 Jan. 7] 17 nivôse an 9. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Philidor, F. D. (François Danican), 1726-1795. Ariettes détachées d'opéras anciens : manuscript, [between 1769-1781] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951, 1770-1870 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Plus de dépit : ariette des Deux avares / opera de Grétry. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Sor, Fernando 1778-1839. Vals de Ballesteros [Música notada]. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. L'épreuve villageoise. Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Dressler, Ernst Christoph, 1734-1779. Miscellany of arias, songs, and dance music : owned by J.B. Abeken, 1776 : manuscript, [177-?] Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. The score to entr'acte from "Zemire et Azor." University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1961 November 27. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Simon, Jean-Henri. A.E. Modestus Gretry [realia] / Simon F. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Mondonville, Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de, 1711-1772. Miscellany of French arias and songs : manuscript, [after 1780] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn General Collection manuscript music miscellany, [ca. 1600-ongoing] Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Confitebor / de Grétry ; mis en partition et offert à Monsieur Jules Lardin par son ami très-dévoué Ante. Bessems. University of Michigan
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Arriettes en trio pour deux flutes et une basse. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Letter : to "Votre Excellence," Paris, [1805 Feb. 16] 27 pluviose an XIII. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Gebauer, Michel Joseph 1763-1812. Música manuscrita Tomo 11-12o., Dúos de violín [Música notada]. Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Nacional - Madrid
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph note signed from Grétry to unidentified correspondent, Paris, 1809 Dec. 2. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Alexsandr Mikhailovich Beloselskii-Belozerskii autograph album, 1775-1808. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris,] 14 August 1806, to [Louis-Victor Flamand], 1806 Aug. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. L'épreuve villageoise [microform]. Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection TXRC98-A25., ca. 1700-1850 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1962 May 5. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Peters, Lynn. Lynn Peters, double bass [sound recording] : farewell concert. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed, dated : "l'hermitage," 26 August 1813, to M. Legras, 1813 Aug. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Confitebor [microform] / de Grétry ; mis en partition et offert à Monsieur Jules Lardin par son ami très-dévoué Ante. Bessems. University of Michigan
creatorOf Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed from Grétry to M. de Croise, Secrétaire du Roy, Paris, 1789 Apr. 4. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813. Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "21 vendémiaire [an V]" [i.e. 12 October 1796], to an unidentified recipient, 1796 Oct. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Académie royale de musique (France) corporateBody
associatedWith Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856. person
associatedWith Antes, John. person
associatedWith Beecham, Thomas, , Sir, 1879-1961. person
associatedWith Beloselskii-Belozerskii, Alexsandr Mikhailovich, kniaz', 1752-1809 person
associatedWith Bessems, Antoine, 1809-1869. person
associatedWith Boieldieu, François Adrien, 1775-1834. person
associatedWith Bouffioux, Henri. person
associatedWith Champagny, Jean-Baptiste Nompère de, duc de Cadore, 1756-1834. person
associatedWith Collier, George, Sir, 1738-1795. person
associatedWith Decroix, Jacques Joseph Marie, d. 1827, person
associatedWith Desforges, M. (Pierre-Jean-Baptiste), 1746-1806. person
associatedWith Favières, M. de (Edmé-Guillaume-François), 1755-1837, person
associatedWith Fenouillot de Falbaire, M. (Charles-Georges), 1727-1800 or 1801. person
associatedWith Finney, Theodore M. person
associatedWith Flamand, Louis-Victor, 1764-1843, person
associatedWith France. Maison de l'empereur et roi. corporateBody
associatedWith Francœur, Louis-Joseph, 1738-1804, person
associatedWith Gardel, Pierre, 1758-1840. person
associatedWith Garnier. person
associatedWith John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward Collection (Harvard Theatre Collection) corporateBody
associatedWith Jubié, M. (Pierre-Joseph-Fleury), 1759-1835. person
correspondedWith Keating, George T., b. 1892 person
associatedWith Komisarjevsky, Theodore, 1882-1954 person
associatedWith Lardin, Jules. person
associatedWith Legras, person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith M. De Croise. person
associatedWith M. Grosset. person
associatedWith M. Ledaine. person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith M. Prault. person
associatedWith National Flute Association (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Orchestral Association (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Newland, William Augustine, 1813-1901 person
associatedWith Opéra de Paris. corporateBody
associatedWith Philadelphia Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Prault, Louis-Laurent, d. 1803? person
associatedWith Rémusat, Auguste Laurent, comte de, 1762-1823. person
associatedWith Simon, Jean-Henri. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Vieuxtemps, Henri, 1820-1881. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Belgium
Belgium
Belgium
France
Subject
Composers--19th century--Correspondence
Composers--19th century--Fees
Music--18th century
Psalms (Music)--75th Psalm
Songs with orchestra--Scores
Songs (High voice) with chamber orchestra--Scores and parts
Operas--Excerpts, arranged
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Overtures--Parts
Operas--Excerpts--Parts
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with string orchestra--Scores
Trios (Flutes and bass)--Parts
Opera--Excerpts--Scores and parts
Choruses (Sacred)
Music--Manuscripts
String orchestra music--Scores and parts
Operas--Parts
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with string orchestra
Occupation
Composers
Composers--18th century.--Belgium
Function

Person

Birth 1741-02-08

Death 1813-09-24

French

English,

French,

German

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