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Title The beggar's opera.

Publication Info. [London] : EMI/CFP Silver Doubles, [1995]

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 Talbott Media  CD 24899    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 2 audio discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
plastic metal
Description digital
1.4 m/s
audio file
CD audio
Note Words by John Gay; music arranged by Pepusch and Austin.
Performer Elsie Morison (Polly) ; John Cameron (Macheath) ; Monica Sinclair (Lucy) ; Ian Wallace (Lockit) ; Owen Brannigan (Peachum) ; Pro Arte Orchestra and Chorus ; Malcolm Sargent, conductor.
Event Recorded 1955 May 10 Abbey Road Studios, London.
Note Title from disc label.
Analog recording ℗1955; digital remastering ℗1995.
Program notes by Wadham Sutton (5 unnumbered pages) inserted in container.
Subject Ballad operas.
Ballad operas.
Genre/Form Ballad operas.
Ballad operas.
Studio recordings.
Studio recordings.
Sound recordings.
Sound recordings.
Added Author Gay, John, 1685-1732, librettist.
Pepusch, John Christopher, 1667-1752, arranger of music.
Austin, Frederic, arranger of music.
Morison, Elsie, singer.
Cameron, John, 1918-2002, singer.
Sinclair, Monica, 1925-2002, singer.
Wallace, Ian, 1919-2009, singer.
Brannigan, Owen, singer.
Sargent, Malcolm, 1895-1967, conductor.
Sutton, Wadham, writer of added commentary.
Pro Arte Orchestra, instrumentalist.
Pro Arte Orchestra. Chorus, singer.
Added Title Container of (work): Beggar's opera.
Standard No. 724356892620
Music No. 7243 5 68926 0 EMI/CFP Silver Doubles (set)
7243 5 68927 2 9 EMI/CFP Silver Doubles (disc 1)
7243 5 68928 2 8 EMI/CFP Silver Doubles (disc 2)
CD-CFPSD 4778 EMI/CFP Silver Doubles (container spine)