The beggar's opera. : As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. / written by Mr. Gay.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
The 2nd edition: to which is added the ouverture in score; and the musick prefix'd to each song.
Published/​Created
London : Printed for John Watts, at the printing-office in Wild-Court, near Lincoln's-Inn-Fields., 1728.
Description
[8], 76 p. : music ; 20 cm. (8vo in 4s)

Details

Subject(s)
Ballad operasLibrettos [Browse]
Related name
Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
Librettos [Browse]
Notes
  • Outside of the overture, the music consists of unaccompanied tunes. The overture and accompaniments for the tunes were by J.C. Pepusch.
  • Second ed., second issue; on verso of t.p.: March 27, 1728.
  • Includes cast list: p. [6].
  • Head- and tail-pieces.
Provenance
Ex copy has signature of H.G.W. Herron, 1908.
References
RISM A/I, P 1194
OCLC
15098110
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