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This is a very different Moliere, not the usual satire of everyday life. It is instead a classical tale based on the ancient story of Psyche and Cupid, and was performed for Louis XIV with ballet interludes to music by Jean-Baptiste Lully (which we do not include here) in 1671. - Summary by ToddHW

Cast list:
Jupiter: alanmapstone
Venus: Eva Davis
Love; Cupid in Prologue: Tomas Peter
Zephyr: alanmapstone
Aegiale, a Grace: Crln Yldz Ksr
Phaëne, a Grace: Sandra Schmit
The King: alanmapstone
Psyche: Leanne Yau
Aglaura: TJ Burns
Cidippe: Sonia
Cleomenes, a prince, Psyche's lover: MajorToast
Agenor, a prince, Psyche's lover: Rob Marland
Lycas, captain of the guards: Zames Curran
River God: alanmapstone
Cupid: Eva Davis
Flora: Foon
Nymph, chorus of divinities: Availle
Palemon, god of streams: alanmapstone
Vertumnus, god of trees and fruit: Nemo
Vulcan: Nemo
First Man: Nemo
Second Man: Stefan Von Blon
Woman: April6090
Stage Directions and Editing: ToddHW (2 hr 0 min)


Act 1 36:38 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 2 21:02 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 3 18:23 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 4 24:23 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act 5 20:26 Read by LibriVox Volunteers