|Author:||Dryden, John, 1631-1700.|
|Title:||King Arthur, or, The British worthy a dramatick opera : perform'd at the Queens Theatre by Their Majesties servants / written by Mr. Dryden.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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King Arthur, or, The British worthy a dramatick opera : perform'd at the Queens Theatre by Their Majesties servants / written by Mr. Dryden.
Dryden, John, 1631-1700., Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
London: Printed for Jacob Tonson ..., 1691.
The music, composed by Purcell, "was never published, and it disappeared, probably within a very few years of its production"--DNB.
Sequel to Albion and Albanius, written for Charles II, who died before its performance. In 1691 it was produced, altered to the times by the omission of political overtones. Cf. DNB.
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Reproduction of original in Worcester College Library, Oxford.
Arthur, -- King -- Drama.
Operas -- Librettos.
list of works
To the MARQƲISS of HALLIFAX.
King ARTHUR: OR, The British Worthy.
ACT I. SCENE I.
ACT IV. SCENE I.
SONG by Mr. HOWE.