The opera of operas, or, Tom Thumb the Great :
a burlesque /
alter'd from the Life and death of Tom Thumb the Great ; and set to musick after the Italian manner by Mr. Arne ; as it was perform'd by His Majesty's Company of ... comedians at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.
|Main Creator:||Lampe, John Frederick, 1703?-1751.|
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Dublin : Printed and sold by Ebenezer Rider ..., 1743.
Adapted by Eliza Haywood and William Hatchett from Henry Fielding's Tom Thumb.
Without the music.
Arne's setting of the Opera of operas was produced at the Haymarket Theatre and the libretto was printed by William Rayner, 1733; the Drury Lane production was set by J.F. Lampe, and the libretto printed by James Roberts, 1733. Cf. New Grove Dict. of Music, I: 605. Both editions (followed in this) have 33 numbered airs.
Physical description: 36 p. ; 17 cm. (8vo)
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