Comus (Arne, Thomas Augustine)

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Naxos

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Sheet Music

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Giovanni Tribuzio (2016/10/14)

Publisher. Info. London: William Smith, n.d.(ca.1740).
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Misc. Notes University of Pavia-Cremona, Musicology Dept. (I-CRsp): RISM A/I: A 1745
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Parts

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Vocal Scores

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Overture

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Arranger Harry Edward Wall (1871-1941)
Publisher. Info. Cramer's Library of Organ Music by British Composers, Set 5 (No.8)
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Sonata

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General Information

Work Title Comus
Alternative. Title The Masque of Comus
Composer Arne, Thomas Augustine
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. RISM A/I: A 1745
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ITA 8
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
First Performance. 1738-03-04 in London. Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
First Publication. 1740 ca. - London: William Smith
Librettist John Dalton (1709-1763), after John Milton (1608–1674)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
A Lady (non-singing)
Comus, a Magician (non-singing)
Euphrosyne, a Grace (soprano)
Sabrina, a Nymph (soprano)
First brother of the lady (non-singing)
Second brother of the lady (non-singing)
Mixed chorus (SATB)
Assorted spirits, revelers in Comus's pleasure crew, etc.
Orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, bassoon
2 trumpets, timpani, strings, continuo
Primary Sources Mss score, 18th century (GB-Lbl, Add. 11518)
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Locations Selections also in 6 Songs (Nos.1-2)
Extra Information The only singing parts are the 2 soprano parts, but there are 4 other non-singing roles.