ARTAXERXES


opera in 3 acts composed by Dr. Arne, the words tran s la ted from Meta – stasio’s ‘ Artaserse ‘ by A rne himself. Produced Covent Garden, Feb. 2, 1762 ; in¬†Edinburgh, 1769, with the interpolation of th re e songs by Ro b e rt Ferguson, ad ap ted to Scottish airs ; in Dublin, 1877.

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Music in Birmingham has an inner an d an outer history. The outer is concerned with the Triennial Festivals, which for long h ad a n ational rep u ta t io n-the inner with various efforts towards ma...