Comus by Thomas Arne


'''''Comus''''' is a masque in three acts by composer Thomas Arne. The work uses a libretto by John Dalton (1709-1763) that is based on John Milton's 1634 masque of the same name. The work premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London on 4 March 1738.John A. Parkinson: "Comus (ii)", ''Grove Music Online'' ed. L. Macy (Accessed February 16, 2009), [ (subscription access)]