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Title The beggar's opera / by John Gay ; a faithful reproduction of the 1729 edition which includes the words and music of all the airs, as well as the score for the overture ; with commentaries by Louis Kronenberger and Max Goberman on the literary and musical background and with the original words of all the airs that John Gay adapted for this work.

Published Larchmont, N.Y. : Argonaut Books, 1961.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  782.1 Gay /0033 acn:97206 {Bund67 20181130}    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank CE  782.14 BEGG    LIB USE ONLY
Uniform title Beggar's opera. Vocal score.
Physical description xxiii, 60 pages, 1 score (46 pages), xxv-liv pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Notes Incorporates a complete facsim. of the 3rd ed. "with the ouverture in score, the songs, and the basses, (the ouverture and basses compos'd by Dr. Pepusch)" published: London : printed for John Watts, 1729.
Other author Gay, John, 1685-1732.
Pepusch, John Christopher, 1667-1752.
Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980.
Goberman, Max, 1911-1962.
Subject Beggar's opera.
Ballad operas -- Vocal scores with continuo.
Ballad operas -- Librettos.
Overtures -- Scores.
Variant Title Beggar's opera : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields / written by Mr. Gay.
Other uniform title Beggar's opera. Libretto.