Saxon-born John Frederick Lampe (c. 1703-1751), a bassoonist in Handel's English orchestra, had mixed success as a composer. However, his comic works Pyramus and Thisbe and The Dragon of Wantley continue to be produced.
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The Dragon of Wantley
Details of the piece, its creators, and its success from Opera Restor'd.
John Frederick Lampe (1703-1751)
Biography, portrait, and MIDI music of the tune "Dying Stephen," composed for Charles Wesley's "Head of Thy Church Triumphant." Includes score in NWC format.
Pyramus and Thisbe (or Fatal Love): John Frederick Lampe
Examination of the work and its creator from Culture Review, a virtual community for English speaking expatriots and Russians in Moscow.
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