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Published by Boosey; sole selling agents: Boosey & Hawkes in London .
Written in English


  • Operas -- To 1800 -- Vocal scores with piano

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Edition Notes

Other titlesKing Arthur
StatementEdited by J.A. Fuller Maitland.
ContributionsDryden, John, 1631-1700.
LC ClassificationsM1503 P994 K5 1951
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 8, 3-127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14771934M

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King Arthur () The musical sections of Purcell's semi-opera form interludes within the main action mostly at the ends of each of the acts of Dryden's text. In Act 1 there is a Sacrificial Scene, in which Saxon Priests and Chorus prepare to sacrifice horses and people to the gods Woden, Thor and Freya.   Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook ROSSO - Ardente KyA3g5 Radio Stations How To Fix The Music Business Franko’s Podcast Savior Realty Expert Interviews Ask Dr. Wise Podcast Patch Note DiscussionsPages:   Which brings me to the play which is the subject of this post; King Arthur; or, The British Worthy, written by John Dryden () originally in , but then set to music by Henry Purcell () in The play premiered at the Queen’s Theatre in May The Sources For Dryden's King Arthur William R. Hill Stanford University The collaboration of John Dryden, Henry Purcell, and Josiah Priest in I69I on King Arthur represented an alliance of three of the most talented men in England. Dryden, though out of favor because of religious preju-.

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The 17th-Century Game of Thrones: John Dryden’s King Arthur () Kings, queens, dragons, and swordfights; John Dryden () was the seventeenth century counterpart to George R. R. Martin. His play King Arthur, or the British Worthy () is a piece of pure medieval : Stephen Basdeo. The Works of John Dryden, Volume XVI: Plays: King Arthur, Cleomenes, Love Triumphant, and The Secular Masque and Other Contributions to The Pilgrim. by John Dryden (Author), Vinton A. Dearing (Editor) February ; Hardcover $, £ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The music of 'King Arthur' being composed by Purcell, gave Dryden occasion to make that eminent musician some well-deserved compliments, which were probably designed as a peace-offering for the injudicious preference given to Grabut in the introduction to 'Albion and Albanius.'.