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Actéon changé en biche
by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
edited by John S. Powell
 

 Overture  ***

 Scène 1

Scène 2

Scène 3

 

Scène 4

 

Scène 5

 

Scène 6

 





 





 
   



 



 
 


   

 

 

 


 

This is a revision of Actéon, with the role of Actéon sung by a dessus (female
soprano) and the sc. 2 Air d'Aréthuze et Choeur revised and assigned to Diane. 
The manuscript indicates which movements are to be transposed a tone lower,
which remain at original pitch, and contains music for the revised numbers.  In
the table to the left: 

          ***
indicates a revised movement (completely written out in the MS)
           **
indicates a movement transposed a step lower (as per MAC's verbal directions)
             *
indicates a movement left as is (also as per MAC's directions)


 

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Diana and Actaeon, 1556-1559
National Gallery of Scotland