The Masque of Alfred (Arne, Thomas Augustine)

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Bassani (2014/2/25)

Publisher. Info. London: John Walsh, 1757.
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Publisher. Info. London: Longman & Broderip, n.d. Plate 67.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Vocal Series 9075
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Work Title The Masque of Alfred
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Composer Arne, Thomas Augustine
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1740
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra

Misc. Comments

According to Wikipedia, "In its original form, Alfred contained only seven musical numbers, including the famous patriotic song "Rule, Britannia!" With successive additions, Arne significantly expanded the music, and the final version was an all-sung opera in three acts. Today, the third and final version of the work is the one that is most often performed."