Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778
Also composed some of the music.
Publisher Name: Walsh, I.
Publisher Info: "London. Printed for I. Walsh in Catharine Street in the Strand."
Place of Publication: London, England
Vocal score for Love in a Village is broken into four labeled sections ('books'), each of which has a separate title page, and includes the music from the comic opera which has figured bass. Some of the music includes underlaid lyrics and the names of the persons who performed the pieces. Table of contents for the entire work is on page .
According to Grove Music Online, the opera is the story of a heroine (Rosetta) who runs away from an unhappy marriage.
Full title as it appears on the (first) title page: Love in a Village: a Comic Opera As it is Perform'd at the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden. The Musick by Handel, Boyce, Arne, Howard, Baildon, Festing, Geminiani, Galuppi, Giardini, Paradies, Agus, Abos. For the Harpsicord, Voice, German Flute, or Violin. Book I.
1 vocal score (62 p.) ; 24 x 33 cm.
|Keyword(s):||comic operas | pasticcios | ballad operas | Rosetta|
|Added Title:||Love in a Village: a Comic Opera. Book I.|
|Added Title:||Love in a Village: a Comic Opera. Book II.|
|Added Title:||Love in a Village: a Comic Opera. Book III.|
|Added Title:||Love in a Village: a Comic Opera. Book IV.|
UNT Music Library
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
|Resource Type:||Musical Score/Notation|