He was one of the revolutionary composers during his time who were more focused in crafting their own techniques than adhering to the orthodox musical frameworks, hence his works was a culmination of exciting, fresh and sometimes complex musical pieces which propelled him to fame.
Jean-Philippe Rameau's music can be categorized into four distinct sets. His operatic works, solo and collaborative harpsichord pieces, and a few motets and cantatas, which remarkably differ from one another in value and significance.
While Rameau received some critics about his works being incomprehensible and somewhat more concentrated on the content than the music, that's because undeniably, he was way ahead of his contemporaries in his usage of orchestration and harmony-- a truly exceptional musical prodigy!
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