The Beggar's Opera (Pepusch, John Christopher)

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Ambox notice.pngThis work was co-authored by John Christopher Pepusch and John Gay.


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 Complete score
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PMLP86515-Pepusch - 4. edition 1735.pdf
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4th edition

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London: J. Watts, 1735.

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The fourth edition to which is added the ouverture in score; and the musick prefix'd to each song

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PMLP86515-B O overture 1728.pdf
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London: John Watts, 1728.

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 Complete Score
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PMLP86515-B O overture 1729.pdf
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London: John Watts, 1729.

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3rd edition with oboe parts written out

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 Complete Score
#246141 - 0.20MB, 12 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - !N/!N/!N - 972x

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Richard Kram (2012/8/10)

PMLP86515-Beggars Overture.pdf
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Richard Kram

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Richard Kram

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Overture

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PMLP86515-pepusch beggars opera ov 334883024.pdf
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Manuscript, n.d.

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 Oboe I
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 Oboe 2
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PMLP86515-Pepusch BeggarsOpera Oboe1.pdf
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PMLP86515-Beggars Overture Parts.pdf
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 Complete Score & Libretto
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Fynnjamin (2012/8/9)

PMLP86515-ballad operas beggars.pdf
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John Liptrot Hatton (1808-1886), piano reduction

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John Oxenford

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English Ballad Operas
London: Boosey & Co., n.d.

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Overture

For Piano (Kram)

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PMLP86515-Beggars Overture Piano.pdf
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 Music - Airs (melody only, no text)
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PMLP86515-beggars opera lib.pdf
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London: John Watts, 1728.

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General Information

Work Title The Beggar's Opera
Alternative Title The Beggar's opera. As it is acted at the theatre royal in Lincolns-flelds, written by Mr Gay....
Composer Pepusch, John Christopher
Year/Date of Composition 1728
First Performance 1728-01-29 in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields
First Publication 1728
Librettist John Gay
Language English
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voices, oboes, strings, continuo
Related Works Polly, the Sequel to the Beggar's Opera
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Pepusch composed the Overture (introducing a few of the song tunes), and harmonised/arranged the song tunes, most of which were popular English ballad tunes of the time. The performance of this was forbidden for a while, because of its political commentary. See The Beggar's Opera: Its Predecessors and Successors.
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