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Author Gay, John, 1685-1732.

Title The beggar's opera / by John Gay ; 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.

Imprint Larchmont, N. Y. : Argonaut Books c1961.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.1 GAY BEG    Available
Description xxiii p., : facsim: libretto (60 p.), music (46 p. illus., col. plate), xxv-liv p. ; 25 cm.
Note "A faithful reproduction of the 1729 ed., which includes the words and music of all the airs, as well as the score for the overture."
Music compiled, composed, and arranged by J. Pepusch.
"The sources of the songs in The beggar's opera, by Max Goberman": p. xxv-liv.
Subject Ballad operas -- Librettos.
Ballad operas -- Scores.
Music -- Manuscripts -- Facsimiles.
Added Author Pepusch, John Christopher, 1667-1752.
Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980-
Goberman, Max, 1911-1962.
Added Title Beggar's opera. Libretto.

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