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|Gay: The Beggar's Opera|
'I have never heard, and can't imagine, better performances … A delightful performance of this timeless opera' (American Record Guide)
'A treasure that belongs in every collection, be it opera, musical comedy, pop music or theater' (Fanfare, USA)» More
|A fox may steal your hens, sir (Peachum)|
|Among the men, coquets we find (Polly/Lucy)|
|How cruel are the traitors (Lucy/Macheath)|
|If love the virgin's heart invade (Mrs Peachum/Peachum)|
|Let us take the road (Matt)|
|My heart was so free (Macheath/Polly)|
|Pretty Polly, say (Macheath/Polly)|
|The Beggar's Opera (Gay/Pepusch)|
|The modes of the court so common are grown (Macheath/Ben/Matt)|
|Thus when the swallow, seeking prey (Polly/Macheath/Lucy)|
|'Tis woman that seduces all mankind (Filch/Peachum)|
|Virgins are like the fair flower in its lustre (Polly/Peachum)|
|When he holds up his hand (Lucy/Lockit)|
|When you censure the age (Lockit/Peachum)|
|When young at the bar you first taught me to score (Lucy/Lockit)|
|Would I might be hang'd! (Lucy/Polly/Macheath/Jailer)|