Thomas Arne

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... read moreThomas Arne (1710-1778) was an English composer of the Classical era who is best known for writing the patriotic song "Rule, Brittania!" and setting the official version of "God Save the King." Yet Arne produced successful works in many genres, including the masque Alfred; an oratorio, Judith; the...

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Thomas Arne
Thomas Arne: Flute Tune: Flute Tune
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Thomas Arne
Rule Britannia
1:05
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The Tempest: Where The Bee Sucks
1:56
Thomas Arne
Artaxerxes: The Soldier Tir'd
4:01
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Rule Britannia From "Alfred"
1:33

Biography

Country Of origin: England

This important British contemporary of Handel composed songs and ballad operas such as Dido and Aeneas (1734) and Alfred (1740), (which featured the song "Rule, Brittania"). ~ Mary K. Scanlan~ Rovi