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The Theatre Career of Thomas Arne

The Theatre Career of Thomas Arne

  • Author: Gilman, Todd
Gilman, a Yale librarian, considers Arne's current musical reputation to be unjustly diminished compared with Handel's and aims to correct the imbalance. Certainly he makes a good case for Arne's... More…

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Contents

  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface Musical Examples Polemical
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 : Young Thomas Augustine Arne
  • Chapter 2 : Drury Lane 1735-40
  • Chapter 3 : From Cliveden to Dublin
  • Chapter 4 : Young Charles Burney
  • Chapter 5 : Drury Lane 1744-50
  • Chapter 6 : Divisions and Difficulties
  • Chapter 7 : Dublin Encore
  • Chapter 8 : The Brent; or, English Syren
  • Chapter 9 : Harmony in an Uproar
  • Chapter 10 : Arne's Orbit
  • Chapter 11 : The Great Stratford Jubilee
  • Chapter 12 : Arne's Last Operas
  • Chapter 13 : Poor Devil of a Crotchet Monger
  • Chapter 14 : Decline and Death
  • Appendix 1: Letters between Arne and Garrick
  • Appendix 2: Arne's Will
  • Bibliography