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"King Arthur, or, The British worthy a dramatick opera, performed at the Queen's Theatre by Their Majesties servants / written by Mr. Dryden."
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
The music, composed by Purcell, "was never published, and it disappeared, probably within a very few years of its production"--DNB.
, 42,  p.
London: Printed for Jacob Tonson ..., 1695.
MacDonald, H. John Dryden / 91b
Wing / D2300
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