Artaxerxes ballad opera collection, 1761-1814.


Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. Artaxerxes ballad opera collection, 1761-1814.

Artaxerxes ballad opera collection, 1761-1814.

Contains scores and libretto to the opera Artaxerxes, the libretto by Pietro Metastasio; English translation by Thomas Arne; music by Thomas Arne ; additional music by Henry R. Bishop.

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American Music Research Center (corporateBody)

Center for the study of American music founded by Sister Mary Dominic Ray, in 1964. Collection transferred to University of Colorado, Boulder in 1990. From the description of Records, 1964-[ongoing]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49939300 ...

Arne, Thomas (person)

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 Bi...

Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782 (person)

Italian poet and librettist. From the description of Autograph manuscript signed : [n.p., Vienna?, n.d., 1730-1780], [n.d., 1730-1780]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582374 Epithet: poet and librettist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000051 Italian poet and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 27 June 1739, to Stel[l]io Mastrac...

Bishop, Henry R. (person)

Henry R. Bishop, English composer. He served as musical director of the top theatres in London, including and Covent Garden, King's Theatre and Drury Lane. Throughout his career, Bishop composed, contributed to, or arranged around 130 stage works, and selections from some 70 of them were published. These published volumes contain 48 overtures, 190 airs and ballads, 53 display songs, 73 duets and trios, 150 glees and ensemble pieces, and 340 melodramas, marches, and ballet airs. From ...