Thomas Augustine Arne
Thomas Augustine Arne (; 12 March 1710 – 5 March 1778) was an English composer. He is best known for his patriotic song "Rule, Britannia!", which has become a second national anthem to "God Save the Queen", and the song "A-Hunting We Will Go". Arne was a leading British theatre composer of the 18th century, working at Drury Lane and Covent Garden. He wrote many operatic entertainments for the London theatres and pleasure gardens, as well as concertos, sinfonias, and sonatas.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 12th, 1710 (London), Died March 5th, 1778 (London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-4930||10-in.||11/15/1907||Rule Britannia||Alan Turner||Male vocal solo, with male vocal duet and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-15059||10-in.||7/13/1914||Under the greenwood tree||Raymond Dixon [i.e., Lambert Murphy]||Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and woodwinds||composer|
|Victor||B-20022||10-in.||6/8/1917||Patriotic airs of the Allies||Pietro||Accordion solo||composer|
|Victor||B-21493||10-in.||3/7/1918||When daisies pied and violets blue||Laura Littlefield||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BS-051073||10-in.||6/6/1940||When daisies pied and violets blue (The cuckoo song)||Justus Gelfius ; Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge||Soprano vocal solo, with flute and harpsichord||composer|
|Victor||BS-051087||10-in.||6/7/1940||Farewell, dear love||Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge||Female vocal solo, with harpsichord||composer|
|Columbia||19124||10-in.||11/16/1910||Rule Britannia||Prince's Military Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||39537||10-in.||8/10/1914||Rule Britannia||Columbia Military Band||Band||composer|
|Brunswick||[Br cat 5143-a]||10-in.||approximately Sept. 1917||God save the King||Empire Military Band||Band||composer|
|Brunswick||E19337-E19339||10-in.||5/20/1926||When daisies pied and violets blue||Elisabeth Rethberg||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||3305||10-in.||9/19/1914||Rule Britannia||Albert Farrington||Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with band||composer|
|Gramophone||0EA4633||10-in.||1/28/1937||Rule Britannia||BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Adrian Boult||Orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arne, Thomas Augustine," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102607.
Arne, Thomas Augustine. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102607.
"Arne, Thomas Augustine." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.
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