Arne, Thomas

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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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creatorOf Miller, James, 1706-1744. An hospital for fools [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951, 1770-1870 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Theatre. : Doors will be opened at a quarter past 6, and the curtain rise at 7 o'clock. Mr. Pearman, Mr. Horn, and Mrs. Austin's third night. The opera of Artaxerxes having been received with rapturous applause on Wednesday evening, will be repeated to-night. Monday evening, May 12, 1828, will be presented a petite comedy, in one act, called Cherry bounce. ... After which, the grand serious opera of Artaxerxes, by Dr. Arne. ... To conclude with a farce, called The rendezvous. ... To-morrow evening, Jane Shore. Jane Shore, Mrs. Sloman, (the first night of her engagement.) Dumont, Mr. Rowbotham, ... After which, a favourite farce, in which Mr. Sloman will appear. ... Library Company of Philadelphia
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Alfred [microform]. Rice University, Fondren Library
creatorOf Phillips, Henry, 1801-1876. Musical miscellany [manuscript]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. The overture and additional musick in Cymon [microform] : a dramatick romance : as revived at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden November 20th 1815 / composed by Henry R. Bishop. University of Pittsburgh
referencedIn Sir Herbert Mackworth Collection of Opera Scores, 1600-1899 Cardiff University Library Archives
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Woodcock, Henry. Music book, [ca. 1764]. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Little Orchestra Society concert recordings collection [sound recording], 1947-1957 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Comus ballad opera collection, 1738-1785. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Come cackling partlet, come to me ... / the music by Arne. Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Eliza : third act : manuscript, [ca. 1754] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. [Album leaf in the hand of Henrietta Beebe], 1886 Feb. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Copy of Blow, blow thou winter wind by Thomas Arne, 1741, in the hand of W.A. Barrett [manuscript], 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Alfred [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Two dances in A from Comus / Thomas Augustine Arne ; arranged and edited by Adam Carse. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [London?], 19 April [n.y.], to Sir John [Hussey?] Delaval and Lady Delaval, [no year] Apr. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. The guardian outwitted [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Love in a village / set by Mr. Arne, et al. ; orchestrated by Mr. Hartke. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Commonplace book, 1833?. Yale University, Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Contemporary engravings [manuscript] ca. 1600-ca. 1825. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Artaxerxes ballad opera collection, 1761-1814. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf O'Hara, Kane, 1714?-1782. The golden pippin [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Galliard, John Ernest, d. 1747. Manuscript keyboard score with a collection of songs, instrumental pieces and incidental music mostly by British composers, ca. 1790. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978. Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-1850. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf O'Hara, Kane, 1714?-1782. The golden pippin [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. The songs, duet & trio with the overture in the masque of Comus, set for the violin, German flute and harpsichord / compos'd by Dr. Arne. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Nicholl, Augusta Jane. Piano music, songs, and arias : manuscript, [184-?] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Prior, Matthew, 1664-1721. Henry and Emma, or, The nut-brown maid [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814. Poor Vulcan [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. [Water parted from the sea] : Sung by Tenducci in Artacerexes / [Thomas Arne]. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries, UNCG University Libraries
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Miss in her teens ballad opera collection, 1767. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Markordt, J. Tom Thumb ballad opera collection, 1781-1805. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Autustine, 1710-1778. Sung by Mrs. Cibber in The way to keep him. Brooklyn College
referencedIn Early American playbills, 1750-1812. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library,
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Dance from Comus, in F / Thomas Augustine Arne ; arranged and edited by Adam Carse. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Memorial Library of Music collection Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Sonata no. 7 in A for harpsichord / Arne ; arranged for 'cello and piano by Herbert Murrill. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries, UNCG University Libraries
creatorOf Miller, James, 1706-1744. An hospital for fools ballad opera collection, 1739. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Collection of sheet music featuring British composers, ca. 1775-1986 (inclusive), 1830-1930 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Carmel Bach Festival Tape Collection, 1962-1982 Archive of Recorded Sound
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779. May-Day ballad opera collection, 1777. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Autograph letter signed : London, to Cassandra Austen, 1814 Mar. 5-8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Commentary on Garrick's Ode and Dr. Arne's accompanying music on the occasion of the Shakespeare jubilee [manuscript], 1769. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Collection of songs and other vocal compositions [microform] / by Drs. Arne ... [et al.]. University of Glasgow, Glasgow University
creatorOf Ray, Mardi. [Central State University Music Department ... presents Mardi Ray, soprano, Dennis Moran, tenor, Connie Jo Russell, accompanist, in recital] [sound recording] : [Tuesday, April 5, 1977, 8:00, Music Building, Choir Room 135]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
referencedIn National Orchestral Association collection of rehearsal and concert recordings [sound recording], 1938-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Overture no. 6. University of Michigan
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. The guardian out-witted ballad opera collection, 1764. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Griffith, Sherri. [Central State University Music Department presents Sherri Griffith, soprano, Gary Sims, pianist] [sound recording] : [October 25, 1976, 8:00 p.m.]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., London, n.d., probably November or December 1770], to David Garrick, 1770, November. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Glees, madrigals, catches, and sacred works : manuscript, [1782-ca. 1800] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812. Thomas and Sally ballad opera collection, 1761-1960. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951 (bulk circa 1770-1870). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Songs and harpsichord solos by composers, chiefly English, of the first half of the 18th century [microform]. University of Glasgow, Glasgow University
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Come cackling partlet, come to me [microform] ... / the music by Arne. Yale University Library
creatorOf Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Alfred ballad opera collection, 1751-1900. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Roberts, Charles J. Incidental music for The American lord, 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Peabody, Augustus,. Polyphonic vocal music : manuscript, [ca. 1820] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Pepys, Elizabeth, ca. 1748-1830,. Autograph letter signed from Lady Elizabeth (Dowdeswell) Pepys to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], [1801] December 11 Friday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Song in Miss in her teens [microform]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Alexander Mackay-Smith Collection, 1689-1827 University of Virginia. Small Special Collections Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Copy of When daisies pied and violets blue by Thomas Arne, 1741, in the hand of W.A. Barrett [manuscript], 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. A collection of songs, duets, and trios by Dr. Thomas Augustine Arne ... [et al.] [microform]. University of Glasgow, Glasgow University
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. The oratorio of Judith, consisting of three volumes in score, composed by D.r Arne. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812. Love in a village ballad opera collection, 1763-1767. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Morrell, Anne Elizabeth, fl. 1825,. [Thirteen English songs]. Newberry Library
creatorOf Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serenata a 9 [microform]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection TXRC98-A25., ca. 1700-1850 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Howson, Frank A. Incidental music for Twelfth night, ca. 1910. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Garth, John, 1722-1810. Garth's favorite sonata I / [John Garth]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Luster, Teresa. [Teresa Luster, soprano, and Jim Henline, baritone, in recital] [sound recording] : [Monday, April 20, 1970 / assisted by Carol Carson and David Sisson at the piano]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. King Arthur ballad opera collection, 1773. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. The cooper ballad opera collection, 1772. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar Collection, 1750-1950, (bulk 1890-1929) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Guise, R. (Richard), fl. 1790. Catches, canons & glees : No. 2 / R. Guise, circa 1769-1790. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith Alexander Mackay-Smith person
associatedWith Arne, Doctor (Thomas Augustine), 1710-1778. person
associatedWith Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. person
associatedWith Barrett, William Alexander, 1836-1891, person
associatedWith Barthélemon, F.-H. (François-Hippolyte), 1741-1808. person
associatedWith Beebe, Henrietta. person
associatedWith Bernard, J. M., person
associatedWith Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812. person
associatedWith Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith British Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Brown. person
associatedWith Carse, Adam von Ahn, 1878-1958. person
associatedWith Cary, Mary Flagler, person
associatedWith Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Delaval, John Hussey, Sir, 1728-1808, person
associatedWith Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929 person
associatedWith Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814. person
associatedWith Douglas, Capt. person
associatedWith Dryden, John, 1631-1700. person
associatedWith Finney, Theodore M. person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779, person
associatedWith Garth, John, 1722-1810. person
associatedWith George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820. person
associatedWith Giardini, Felice, 1716-1796. person
associatedWith Guise, R. (Richard), fl. 1790. person
associatedWith Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. person
associatedWith Hartke, Stephen, 1952- person
associatedWith Haymarket Theatre (London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Henslowe, Cecil William, 1841-1928, person
associatedWith Henslowe, Francis Hartwell, 1811-1876, person
associatedWith Keating, George T., b. 1892 person
associatedWith Little Orchestra Society corporateBody
associatedWith Mackworth, Sir Herbert. 1st Baron, 1737-1791 person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Miller, James, 1706-1744. person
associatedWith Murrill, Herbert. person
associatedWith National Orchestral Association (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nicholl, Augusta Jane. person
associatedWith O'Hara, Kane, 1714?-1782. person
associatedWith Peabody, Augustus, person
associatedWith Pepys, Elizabeth, ca. 1748-1830, person
associatedWith Phillips, Henry, 1801-1876. person
associatedWith Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. person
associatedWith Ray, Mardi. person
associatedWith Rolt, Richard, 1724 or 5-1770, person
associatedWith Scholz, János. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Tenducci, Giusto Ferdinando, ca. 1735-1790. person
associatedWith Thomson, James, 1700-1748. person
associatedWith Woodcock, Henry. person
associatedWith Young, Cecilia, 1712?-1789, person
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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
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Birth 1710-03-12

Death 1778-03-05

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