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Listening to Britten – The Beggar’s Opera, Op.43

Painting of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera, Act 5 by William Hogarth The Beggar’s Opera, Op.43 – A ballad-opera by John Gay (1728) realized from the original airs (December 1947 – May 1948, Britten aged 34) Dedication James Lawrie (Board … Continue reading

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