Selections From "The Beggar's Opera"

Selections From "The Beggar's Opera"
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This new selection of 13 solos for various voice types and three duets makes Britten's distinctive realizations, never before published apart from the vocal score, available at an affordable price.

Includes preface articles and plot notes.

These are lively and vivid versions of these colorful tunes


  • Fox May Steal Your Hens, Sir, A (Duet For Mezzo-Soprano & Bass)
  • I'm Like A Skiff On The Ocean Tossed (Soprano)
  • I, Like A Ship In Storms, Was Tossed (Mezzo-Soprano)
  • If Love The Virgin's Heart Invade (Mezzo-Soprano)
  • If The Heart Of A Man Is Depressed With Cares (Tenor)
  • Man May Escape From Rope And Gun (Tenor)
  • Miser Thus A Shilling Sees, The (Duet For Mezzo-soprano & Tenor)
  • O Cruel, Cruel Case! (Tenor)
  • Thus Gamesters United In Friendship (Baritone)
  • Thus When A Good Housewife Sees A Rat/How Cruel Are The Traytors (Soprano)
  • Tis Woman That Seduces All Mankind (Tenor)
  • Virgins Are Like The Fair Flower (Mezzo-Soprano)
  • When Young At The Bar/Ungrateful Macheath! (Soprano)
  • Why How Now, Madam Flirt! (Duet For Soprano & Mezzo-Soprano)


Product IDCOBS012888709
Composer/Artist/Author Benjamin Britten
Instrumentation Vocal Score
Publisher Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher Ref No M051933990
Language Eng
Media Book

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