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The Beggar's opera

Author: John Gay; Ilona Sekacz; John Caird; John Woolf; Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: London : London, ℗1992.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Ballad operas
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Gay; Ilona Sekacz; John Caird; John Woolf; Royal Shakespeare Company.
OCLC Number: 29286874
Notes: Ballad opera.
"Music composed from the original airs by Ilona Sekacz, text adapted and directed by John Caird"--Insert.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Royal Shakespeare Company ; John Woolf, conductor; "original cast recording"--Container.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Through all the employments of life ; Tis woman that seduces all mankind --
If any wench ; A maid is like the golden ore --
Virgins ; Our Polly is a sad slut --
Oh Polly you might have toyed and kissed ; A fox may steal your hens, sir --
O ponder well ; The turtle ; Pretty Polly say --
Over the hills and far away ; Oh what pain it is to part ; Over the hills and far away --
Fill every glass --
Let us take the road --
The heart of a man ; Youth's the season made for joys --
How do you do? ; At the tree ; Newgate Prison ; Woman --
How cruel are the traitors ; Twang dang diddle o dee --
If you at an office ; Madame Flirt and Saucy Jade --
No power on earth --
I like a fox shall grieve ; No power on earth/I like a fox --
Lucy's lament --
Gamesters united ; The modes of the court --
Gudgeons ; In the days of my youth --
Among the men ; Revenge --
Alas, poor Polly ; When he holds up his hand ; Ourselves like the great ; The charge is prepared --
Prisoner's song --
Tyburn Tree --
Would I might be hanged ; Macheath's hanging ; Over the hills and far away --
The wretch of today may be happy tomorrow.
Responsibility: by John Gay ; [new version by John Caird and Ilona Sekacz].

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