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David Garrick's Masque of King Arthur with Thomas Arne's Score (1770).
Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture (2010)
  • Todd Gilman, Yale University
Abstract
A thorough overview of significant revivals and adaptations of John Dryden and Henry Purcell's semi-opera King Arthur (1691) extending well into the nineteenth century. Concludes the the music of the preeminent English-born composer Thomas Augustine Arne contributed immeasurably to the success of several subsequent revivals of the opera.
Keywords
  • Arne,
  • Dryden,
  • Purcell,
  • Garrick,
  • opera,
  • masque,
  • theater music
Publication Date
2010
Citation Information
Todd Gilman. "David Garrick's Masque of King Arthur with Thomas Arne's Score (1770)." Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture Vol. 34 Iss. 1-2 (2010) p. 139 - 162
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/todd-gilman/9/