Rule Britannia (Arne, Thomas Augustine)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
London: Henry Waylett, n.d..
Waylett's location is given as "at the Black Lion in Exeter Change in the Strand"
|Work Title||Rule Britannia|
|Alternative Title||Celebrated Ode, in Honour of Great-Britain|
|Composer||Arne, Thomas Augustine|
|Year/Date of Composition||1740|
|First Publication||1741 as a supplement to The Music in the Judgement of Paris|
|Librettist||James Thomson (1700–1748)|
|Extra Information||Originally composed for the 3-act masque Alfred. The text is present in the first edition libretto of Alfred, but the first edition score (1751) does not include this item. The first printed score of Alfred to include this song appeared only in 1757.|