Taille

The taille was a direct land tax on the French peasantry and non-nobles in Ancien Régime France. The tax was imposed on each household and based on how much land it held.

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Taille - Collection
... The taille became a major source of royal income (roughly half in the 1570s), the most important direct tax of pre-Revolutionary France, and provided for the growing cost ... Records show the taille increasing from 2.5 million livres in 1515 to six million after 1551 in 1589 the taille reached a record 21 million livres, before dropping ... The taille was only one of a number of taxes ...
Taille (disambiguation)
... Taille was a land tax in Ancien Régime France ... Taille may also refer to Lower-grade juice from the Pressing of grapes in Champagne production, while the best juice is called the cuvée taille, a name used in the time of Johann ...
Gottlob! Nun Geht Das Jahr Zu Ende, BWV 28 - Scoring and Structure
... The piece is scored for cornetto, oboes I/II/III, trombe I/II/III, taille, violins I/II, viola, and basso continuo, along with four vocal soloists (soprano, altus, tenor, bass) and four-part choir ... Aria "Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende" for soprano, oboes I/II, taille, strings, and continuo ... (Coro) "Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren" for cornetto, oboes, trombe, taille, strings, and continuo ...
Iphigénie En Tauride (Desmarets And Campra) - Roles
6 May 1704 L'ordonnateur des jeux/L'Océan basse-taille (bass-baritone) Charles Hardouin Diane/Thétis bas-dessus (contralto) Julie d'Aubigny, known as La Maupin An ...
Don Quichotte Chez La Duchesse - Roles
... Don Quichotte, haute-contre Jean-Antoine Bérard Sancho Pança, taille (baritenor) Louis-Antoine Cuvilliers Altisidore, soprano Marie Fel Peasant girl, soprano Mlle Bourbonnois Woman, soprano Duke, bass Merlin, basse-taille (bass-baritone) Person Montésinos, basse-taille Albert Japanese man, basse-taille Person Japanese woman, soprano Marie Fel Enchanted lovers, sopranos Mlles Clairon and Gondré Ballerinas, Marie Anne de Cupis de Camargo and Mimi Dallemand Male dancers, David Dumoulin, Louis Dupré and Jean-Barthélemy Lany. ...