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The Resource The beggar's opera : Die Bettleroper = L'Opéra du gueux = La ópera de los medigos, [libretto] by John Gay ; music [selected by J.C. Pepusch], arranged by Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller, (videorecording)

The beggar's opera : Die Bettleroper = L'Opéra du gueux = La ópera de los medigos, [libretto] by John Gay ; music [selected by J.C. Pepusch], arranged by Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller, (videorecording)

Label
The beggar's opera : Die Bettleroper = L'Opéra du gueux = La ópera de los medigos
Title
The beggar's opera
Title remainder
Die Bettleroper = L'Opéra du gueux = La ópera de los medigos
Statement of responsibility
[libretto] by John Gay ; music [selected by J.C. Pepusch], arranged by Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller
Title variation
  • Bettleroper
  • Opéra du gueux
  • Ópera de los medigos
Contributor
Arranger
Conductor
Compiler
Director
Librettist
Musical director
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places. Created specially for television, this Beggar's Opera captures the characters of London low-life thrived on thieving, lechery and deceit. The music for this production has been arranged from the eighteenth-century folksongs of the original (selected by Johann Christoph Pepusch) by baroque specialists Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner, who conducts The English Baroque Soloists, performing on authentic period instruments
Member of
-AI4_DlOH0M
Cataloging source
TXJ
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Beggar's opera
Credits note
Senior cameraman, Ron Green ; videotape editor, Dennis Collett ; choreography, Sally Gilpin
Date time place
Originally produced as a television program in 1983
Language note
Sung in English with optional subtitles in English, German, French, and Spanish
LC call number
M1500.P46
LC item number
B4 2005
PerformerNote
Roger Daltrey (MacHeath) ; Bob Hoskins (Beggar) ; Stratford Johns (Peachum) ; Patricia Routledge (Mrs. Peachum) ; Carol Hall (Polly Peachum) ; Peter Bayliss (Lockit) ; Rosemary Ashe (Lucy Lockit) ; Graham Crowden (The player) ; Gary Tibbs (Filch) ; English Baroque Soloists ; John Eliot Gardiner, musical director and conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1685-1732
  • 1934-
  • 1667-1752
  • 1685-1732
  • 1685-1759
  • 1678-1741
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gay, John
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Daltrey, Roger
  • Hoskins, Bob
  • Johns, Stratford
  • Routledge, Patricia
  • Hall, Carol
  • Bayliss, Peter
  • Ashe, Rosemary
  • Crowden, Graham
  • Tibbs, Gary
  • Gardiner, John Eliot
  • Barlow, Jeremy
  • Pepusch, John Christopher
  • Gay, John
  • Handel, George Frideric
  • Vivaldi, Antonio
  • English Baroque Soloists
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • RM Arts (Firm)
  • Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Runtime
135
Technique
live action
Label
The beggar's opera : Die Bettleroper = L'Opéra du gueux = La ópera de los medigos, [libretto] by John Gay ; music [selected by J.C. Pepusch], arranged by Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A ballad opera in 3 acts
  • This DVD will not play in standard region 1 (U.S.) DVD players
  • Booklet (36 p. ; ill.) with program notes in English, synopsis and historical notes in English, French, German and Spanish inserted in container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn427897737
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280200195
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
102 001
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1260313
  • (OCoLC)427897737
System details
DVD-9; NTSC, region code 2-8; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo sound format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The beggar's opera : Die Bettleroper = L'Opéra du gueux = La ópera de los medigos, [libretto] by John Gay ; music [selected by J.C. Pepusch], arranged by Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • A ballad opera in 3 acts
  • This DVD will not play in standard region 1 (U.S.) DVD players
  • Booklet (36 p. ; ill.) with program notes in English, synopsis and historical notes in English, French, German and Spanish inserted in container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn427897737
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
807280200195
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
102 001
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1260313
  • (OCoLC)427897737
System details
DVD-9; NTSC, region code 2-8; aspect ratio 4:3; PCM stereo sound format
Video recording format
DVD

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