King Arthur, Or, the British Worthy a Dramatick Opera

King Arthur, Or, the British Worthy a Dramatick Opera : Perform'd at the Queens Theatre by Their Majesties Servants / Written by Mr. Dryden. (1691)

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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."
British worthy.
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
Libretto only.
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.
Advertisement on p. [3] at the beginning.
[In: ] Dryden, John, 1631-1700.Works of Mr. John Dryden.
[15], 51, [1] p.
London: Printed for Jacob Tonson ...,
Woodward and McManaway / 429
Wing / D2299
Reproduction of the original in the Worcester College (University of Oxford) Library
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 185.42 x 241.3 x 5.08mm | 158.76g
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240832729
  • 9781240832729