A pasticcio of 42 items, composed or arranged by Thomas Augustine Arne to a libretto by Isaac Bickerstaff after Charles Johnson's The village opera (1729); 18 numbers by Arne; other composers represented include Boyce, Howard, Baildon, Festing, Geminiani, Galuppi, Giardini, Paradies, Agus, and Abos. Cf. Grove (Oxford Music Online)
Many numbers indicate the name of the singer who sang in the premiere
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W.C. Smith and C. Humphries, A bibliography of the musical works published by the firm of John Walsh during the years 1721-1766: p. 219, no. 969
Dr. James L. and Dr. Margaret Whitby donation
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Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812