Thomas Augustine Arne, The Death of Abel [oratorio]

Scope and Content

From: [Various vocal and instrumental music]

"Ye favorite Hymn of Eve, in ye oratorio of Abel"

Incipit: "How cheerful all along ye gay mead"

Thomas Augustine Arne's oratorio, "The Death of Abel", was first performed in Dublin on 18 February 1744; as Abel, it was first staged in London in 1755.

Key: C

Tempo: ?

Medium: fl(?)