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The beggar's opera ... : to which is prefixed the ouverture in score: and the musick to each song

The Beggar's Opera is a ballad opera in three acts written in 1728 by John Gay. It is one of the watershed plays in Augustan drama and is the only example of the once thriving genre of satirical ballad opera to remain popular today. Ballad operas were satiric musical plays that used some of the conventions of opera, but without recitative. The lyrics of the airs in the piece are set to popular broadsheet ballads, opera arias, church hymns and folk tunes of the time. The Beggar's Opera premiered at Lincoln's Inn Fields on 28 January 1728 and ran for 62 consecutive performances, which was the lo.

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  • "The Beggar's Opera is a ballad opera in three acts written in 1728 by John Gay. It is one of the watershed plays in Augustan drama and is the only example of the once thriving genre of satirical ballad opera to remain popular today. Ballad operas were satiric musical plays that used some of the conventions of opera, but without recitative. The lyrics of the airs in the piece are set to popular broadsheet ballads, opera arias, church hymns and folk tunes of the time. The Beggar's Opera premiered at Lincoln's Inn Fields on 28 January 1728 and ran for 62 consecutive performances, which was the lo."@en
  • "A comedic play."@en

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  • "Early works"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Operas"
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  • "Cast lists"@en
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  • "Songs"@en
  • "Songs"
  • "Advertisements"
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  • "Livres électroniques"

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  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The second edition, with the musick prefix'd to each song"@en
  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. To which is added, the musick engrav'd on copper-plates"@en
  • "The beggar's opera"@en
  • "The beggar's opera"
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  • "The beggar's opera. : As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay ... The second edition: to which is added the ouverture in score ; and the musick prefix'd to each song"@en
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  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The fourth edition: to which is added the ouverture in score; and the musick prefix'd to each song"
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  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. To which is added, the musick engrav'd on copper-plates"
  • "The beggar's opera As written by John Gay. Distinguishing also the variations of the theatre, as performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. Regulated from the prompt-book, by permission of the managers, by Mr. Hopkins, prompter"
  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields"@en
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The third edition: with the ouverture in score, the songs, and the basses, (the ouverture and [b]asses compos'd by Dr. Pepusch) curiously engrav'd on copper plates"
  • "The songs in the beggar's opera With all the tunes as they are sex to musick, and sung at the Theatre-Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-fields, and the Theatre of Dublin. To which is added all the songs in the quaker's opera"
  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay"
  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay"@en
  • "The Beggar's opera, as written by John Gay, distinguishing also the variations of the theatre, as performed at the theatre-royal in Drury-Lane"
  • "The beggar's opera : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields"@en
  • "The beggar's opera. : As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields"@en
  • "The beggar's opera / with the ouverture in score, the songs, and the basses, engrav'd on copper plates : (the ouverture and basses compos'd by Dr. Pepusch)"@en
  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The third edition: with the ouverture in score, the songs, and the basses, (the ouverture and basses compos'd by Dr. Pepusch) curiously engrav'd on copper plates"@en
  • "The beggar's opera : Written by Mr. Gay"
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  • "The beggar's opera : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in LIncolns-Inn-Fields : to which is added the musick"@en
  • "The beggar's opera : Written by Mr. Gay. The fifth edition: to which is prefix'd the ouverture in score: and the musick to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera Written by Mr. Gay. The sixth edition: to which is prefix'd the ouverture in score: and the musick to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The third edition: to which is added the ouverture in score; and the musick prefix'd to each song"@en
  • "The beggar's opera. As written by John Gay. Distinguishing also the variations of the theatre, as performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. Regulated from the prompt-book, by permission of the managers, by Mr. Hopkins, prompter"@en
  • "The songs in the beggar's opera. With all the tunes as they are sex to musick, and sung at the Theatre-Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-fields, and the Theatre of Dublin. To which is added all the songs in the quaker's opera"@en
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The second edition: to which is added the ouverture in score ; and the musick prefix'd to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The second edition, with the musick prefix'd to each song"@en
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The second edition, with the musick prefix'd to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera. : As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields"@en
  • "The beggar's opera. : As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields"
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay"@en
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay"
  • "The beggars opera. : Written by Mr. Gay ... A new edition"@en
  • "The beggar's opera. Written by Mr. Gay"@en
  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields. Written by Mr. Gay"@en
  • "The Beggar's Opera : As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal In Lincolns-Inn-Fields"
  • "The beggar's opera as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields"@en
  • "The beggar's opera as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields"
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The third edition: to which is added the ouverture in score ; and the musick prefix'd to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera / with the overture in score, the songs, and the basses, engrav'd on copper plates ; (the overture and basses compos'd by Dr. Pepusch)"@en
  • "The beggar's opera Written by Mr. Gay. As it is performed at the Theatres Royal"
  • "The beggar's opera, as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The second edition : to which is added the ouverture in score [composed by Dr. Pepusch] and the musick prefix'd to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera : Written by Mr. Gay. As it is performed at the Theatres Royal"
  • "The beggar's opera : Written by Mr. Gay. With the overture in score, the songs, and the basses; engraved on copper plates. (The overture and basses composed by Dr. Pepusch)"
  • "The beggar's opera Written by Mr. Gay. Taken from the manager's book, at the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane"
  • "The beggar's opera Written by Mr. Gay. The seventh edition: to which is prefix'd the ouverture in score: and the musick to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera, as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields"@en
  • "The beggar's opera : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields : to which is added the musick"@en
  • "The beggar's opera Written by Mr. Gay"
  • "The beggar's opera. Written by Mr. Gay. As it is performed at the Theatres Royal"@en
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The fourth edition: to which is added the ouverture in score; and the musick prefix'd to each song"@en
  • "The beggar's opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The second edition: to which is added the ouverture in score ; and the musick prefix'd to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn Fields. Written by Mr. Gay. The fourth edition: to which is added the ouverture in score; and the musick prefix'd to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera : Written by Mr. Gay. The seventh edition: to which is prefix'd the ouverture in score: and the musick to each song"
  • "The beggar's opera : Written by Mr. Gay. With the ouverture in score, the songs, and the basses, engrav'd on copper plates. (The ouverture and basses compos'd by Dr. Pepusch)"
  • "The beggars opera"

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