Arne, Thomas

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1710-03-12
Death 1778-03-05
Britons

Biographical notes:

Originally composed for string orchestra, 1738. First performance of masque at Drury Lane Theatre, London, 4 March 1738. This arrangement 1923. Based on Milton's "Comus". Adapted by John Dalton.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Dance from Comus, in F / Thomas Augustine Arne ; arranged and edited by Adam Carse. [192-] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696273

The pastiche ballad opera in 3 acts with libretto based on the play by Isaac Bickerstaff. Most of the music is by Arne, including six songs composed expressly for the opera, with additional selections from Giardini, Handel, "Mr. Barnard" (probably a pseudonym for King George III), and others. First performance Covent Garden, London, 8 December 1762. This version commissioned by Pennsylvania Pro Musica, 1976 and edited from two scores in reduction, published in 1763 and 1770. First concert performance of this version, Free Library of Philadelphia, 7 July 1976, Pennsylvania Pro Musica, Franklin B. Zimmerman conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Love in a village / set by Mr. Arne, et al. ; orchestrated by Mr. Hartke. c1976. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696297

Originally composed for string orchestra, 1738. First performance of masque at Drury Lane Theatre, London, 4 March 1738. This arrangement 1923. Based on Milton's "Comus", adapted by John Dalton.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Two dances in A from Comus / Thomas Augustine Arne ; arranged and edited by Adam Carse. [192-] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696276

English composer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., London, n.d., probably November or December 1770], to David Garrick, 1770, November. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270680657

From the description of Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [London?], 19 April [n.y.], to Sir John [Hussey?] Delaval and Lady Delaval, [no year] Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873130

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Subjects:

  • Violoncello and continuo music, Arranged--Scores
  • Masques with music--Excerpts, Arranged
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • String orchestra music--Scores and parts
  • Popular music--Vocal scores with piano--19th century
  • Masques with music--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Sonatas (Violoncello and piano), Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Music, Incidential--Excerpts
  • Songs (Medium voice) with harpsichord
  • Songs with harpsichord
  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores
  • Songs (High voice) with continuo
  • Songs
  • Ballad operas--Scores and parts
  • Songs with continuo
  • Popular music--Vocal scores with piano--18th century
  • Dance music
  • Operas--Excerpts--Scores
  • Oratorios--scores
  • Popular songs
  • Operas--Librettos
  • Songs with violoncello
  • Overtures--Parts
  • Operas--Scores and parts

Occupations:

  • Composers

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