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Arnold, Samuel (1740-1802), and John O' Keefe

The Agreeable Surprize. A Comick Opera In Two Acts. As Performed At The Theatre Royal In The Hay-Market.

Harrison & Co: London, [1797]. First Edition. Quarto. 40 pp. Marbled paper wraps. A crisp and clean copy (excepting crease to magazine title page).
A complete piano-vocal score in an altogether charming presentation.
The Agreeable Surprize was a comic British play written in 1781 by John O'Keefe with music by Samuel Arnold; it figured among the most performed plays in London in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. This publication appeared in The Piano-Forte Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1.
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