Originally published in 1938, this book presents a concise study regarding the life and work of Thomas Arne (1710-78), best known as the composer of 'Rule, Britannia!'. Musical scores, illustrative figures and a bibliography are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Arne and the history of music.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.31(d)|
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Handel in England; 2. Then and now; 3. The evidence of Dr Burney; 4. The Arne family; 5. Comus and The Judgment of Paris; 6. The Masque of Alfred and 'Rule, Britannia!'; 7. Shakespeare and Dublin; 8. The songs; 9. Mrs Arne; 10. Operas and ballad operas; 11. The Fairy Prince - death and commemoration; 12. Judith; 13. Requiescat - et resurgat; Appendix A. Extant works of Arne; Appendix B. Modern editions of Arne's works; Bibliography; Index.