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The British Drama, a Collection of the Most Esteemed Dramatic Productions, with Biography of the Respective Authors, Vol. 8 of 14

Containing Lionel and Clarissa, Maid of the Mill, Beggars Opera, Love in a Village (Classic Reprint)
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The British Drama, a Collection of the Most Esteemed Dramatic Productions, with Biography of the Respective Authors, Vol. 8 of 14 by Richard Cumberland
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Excerpt from The British Drama, a Collection of the Most Esteemed Dramatic Productions, With Biography of the Respective Authors, Vol. 8 of 14: Containing Lionel and Clarissa, Maid of the Mill, Beggars Opera, Love in a Village When Mr. Garrick thought of performing this piece at Drury Lane Theatre, he had a new finger to bring out, and every.thing. Ofiible for her advantage was 'to be done; this necefgirily occafioned fome n'ev' fongs and airs to be introduced; and other fingers, with voices of a different compafs from thofe who, originally aeled the parts, occafioned {till more; by which means the greatel't part of the muhe unavoidably became new. This is the chief, and indeed the only alteration made in the Opera; and even to that I fhould, in many places, have been forced, much, a ainfi my will, had it not given a frelh Opportunity ton. Dibdin to dif lay his admirable talents as a mufical compofer. An I will be bold to fay, that his airs ferions and comic, in this Opera, will appear to no.di advantage by being heard with thofe of fome of the greatefl mailers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Release date Australia
October 16th, 2018
Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Illustrations
119 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Forgotten Books
Pages
302
Dimensions
152x229x16
ISBN-13
9781331105367
Product ID
23252094

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