The Beggars Opera: A Ballad Opera in Three Acts - by John Gay (eBooks, ePUB, PDF, Downloads)

The Beggars Opera: A Ballad Opera in Three Acts(ePUB)

Print Length: 440 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publication Date: 31.07.2017
Language: English

The Beggars OperaA Ballad Opera in Three ActsBy John GayThe Beggars Opera is a ballad opera in three acts written in 1728 by John Gay with music arranged by Johann Christoph Pepusch. It is one of the watershed plays in Augustan drama and is the only example of the once thriving genre of satirical ballad opera to remain popular today. Ballad operas were satiric musical pl


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