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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Christopher Pepusch; Frederic Austin; Carmen Prietto; Marjorie Westbury; Martha Lipton; Roderick Jones, (Baritone); Dennis Noble; Richard Austin; John Gay; Argo Chamber Ensemble.
|Notes:||Originally composed and arr. by J.C. Pepusch.
Includes 50 of the original 69 musical episodes; dialog is abridged.
Libretto by John Gay, with an introd. by Deryck Cooke (15 p.) laid in container.
|Performer(s):||Carmen Prietto (Polly Peachum), Marjorie Westbury (Mrs. Peachum), sopranos ; Martha Lipton, contralto (Lucy Lockit) ; Roderick Jones, baritone (Mr. Peachum) ; Dennis Noble, bass-baritone (Macheath) ; Argo chamber Ensemble ; Richard Austin, conductor. The dialogue is spoken by Molly Lawson (Polly Peachum), Marjorie Westbury (Mrs. Peachum), Olive Gregg (Lucy Lockit), Ivan Samson (Mr. Peachum), and Norman Shelley (Macheath).|
|Description:||2 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.|
|Series Title:||International series (Westminster Recording Co.)|
|Other Titles:||Beggar's opera.|
|Responsibility:||[by John Gay, with new settings of the airs and additional music by Frederic Austin].|