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BRITTEN, B.: Beggar's Opera (The) [Opera] (Bickley, J. White, City of London Sinfonia, Curnyn)

Composer(s)Britten, Benjamin
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Opera
Catalogue CHAN10548-49
Label Chandos
Quality   320kbps
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BRITTEN, B.: Beggar's Opera (The) [Opera] (Bickley, J. White, City of London Sinfonia, Curnyn) 1:57:11   
  The Beggar's Opera, Op. 43          
      Introduction: If Poverty be a title to Poetry (Beggar) 1:19       
      Overture 4:24       
      Act I: Through all the employments of life (Peachum) 1:18       
      Act I: Sir, black Moll hath sent word (Filch, Peachum) 0:42       
      Act I: 'Tis Woman that seduces all Mankind (Filch, Peachum) 1:17       
      Act I: But it is now high time to look about me (Peachum, Mrs. Peachum) 1:12       
      Act I: Women indeed are bitter bad judges - …ev'ry Man handsome who is going to the Camp - If any wench Venus' Girdle wear (Mrs. Peachum) 0:52       
      Act I: Was Captain Macheath here this morning? (Peachum, Mrs. Peachum) 0:54       
      Act I: If Love the Virgin's Heart invade (Mrs. Peachum, Peachum) 1:52       
      Act I: A Maid is like the Golden ore (Mrs. Peachum) 0:29       
      Act I: Come hither, Filch (Mrs. Peachum, Filch) 0:59       
      Act I: I know as well as any of the fine ladies (Polly) - Virgins are like the fair flower in its lustre (Polly, Peachum) 2:22       
      Act I: Our Polly is a sad slut! (Mrs. Peachum, Omnes, Peachum, Polly) 1:19       
      Act I: Can Love be controlled by Advice? (Polly, Mrs. Peachum, Peachum) 1:17       
      Act I: The girl shows such a readiness (Mrs. Peachum) - O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed (Mrs. Peachum, Polly, Omnes, Peachum) 2:17       
      Act I: I, like a Ship in storms, was tossed (Polly, Mrs. Peachum, Peachum) 0:53       
      Act I: A fox may steal your hens, Sir (Peachum, Mrs. Peachum, Polly) 1:45       
      Act I: O ponder well! Be not severe (Polly, Mrs. Peachum) 0:48       
      Act I: The Turtle thus with plaintive crying, her Lover dying (Polly, Mrs. Peachum, Peachum) 1:51       
      Act I: Now I'm a wretch indeed! (Polly, Omnes, Macheath) 3:02       
      Act I: My heart was so free (Macheath, Polly) 0:48       
      Act I: Were I laid on Greenland's coast (Macheath, Polly, Omnes) 1:59       
      Act I: O! what pain it is to part! (Polly, Macheath) 0:55       
      Act I: The Miser thus a shilling sees (Macheath, Polly) 2:25       
      Act I: But pr'thee, Mat, what is become of thy brother Tom? (Ben Budge, Mat of the Mint, Jemmy Twitcher, Nimming Ned, Harry Paddington, Wat Dreary) 0:41       
      Act I: Fill ev'ry glass, for wine inspires us (Gentlemen of the Road) 0:49       
      Act I: Gentlemen, well met (Macheath, Mat of the Mint) 0:37       
      Act I: I shall wish myself with you (Macheath) - Let us take the road (Harry Paddington, Gentlemen of the Road) 1:49       
      Act I: If the heart of a man is depressed with cares (Macheath) 2:05       
      Act I: Dear Mrs. Coaxer, you are welcome (Macheath) - Youth's the season made for joys (Macheath, Ladies of the Town) 4:35       
      Act I: Now pray, ladies, take your places (Macheath, Jenny Diver, Mrs. Coaxer) 0:54       
      Act I: It is your own choice (Jenny Diver) - Before the barn-door crowing (Jenny Diver, Ladies of the Town, Macheath, Dolly Trull, Suky Tawdry) 1:32       
      Act I: But to be sure, Sir (Jenny Diver) - The Gamesters and Lawyers are jugglers alike (Ladies of the Town, Betty Doxy, Macheath, Peachum) 1:39       
      Act I: The gentleman, ladies, lodges in Newgate - Constables, wait upon the Captain to his lodgings (Peachum) - At the Tree I shall suffer with pleasure (Macheath) 0:44       
  The Beggar's Opera, Op. 43          
      Act II: Noble Captain, you are welcome (Lockit, Macheath) 0:53       
      Act II: Man may escape from rope and gun (Macheath, Lucy Lockit) 3:28       
      Act II: Thus when a good Housewife sees a rat (Lucy Lockit, Macheath) 0:44       
      Act II: It is the pleasure of all you fine men (Lucy Lockit) - How cruel are the traytors (Lucy Lockit, Macheath) 2:32       
      Act II: The first time at the looking glass (Macheath, Lucy Lockit) 1:13       
      Act II: In this last affair, brother Peachum, we are agreed (Lockit, Peachum) 0:45       
      Act II: Such language, brother, anywhere else (Lockit) - When you censure the age (Lockit, Lucy Lockit) 1:07       
      Act II: Is then his fate decreed, Sir? (Lucy Lockit, Lockit) 1:42       
      Act II: Though the Chaplain was out of the way to-day (Lucy Lockit, Macheath, Polly) 1:09       
      Act II: Thus when the Swallow seeking prey (Polly, Macheath, Lucy Lockit) 1:54       
      Act II: If women's tongues can cease for an answer (Macheath) - I will not! (Lucy Lockit) - How happy could I be with either (Macheath, Polly) 1:26       
      Act II: Cease your funning (Polly, Omnes, Macheath, Lucy Lockit) 2:48       
      Act II: Why how now, Madam Flirt! (Lucy Lockit, Polly, Peachum, Lockit) 1:05       
      Act II: No power on earth can e'er divide (Lucy Lockit, Macheath, Lockit, Peachum, Omnes) 2:00       
      Act III: To be sure, wench, you must have been aiding and abetting (Lockit, Lucy Lockit) 0:49       
      Act III: Dear Sir, mention not my education (Lucy Lockit, Lockit) 3:19       
      Act III: Ungrateful Macheath! (Lucy Lockit, Lockit) 1:06       
      Act III: Thus Gamesters united in friendship are found (Lockit) 1:43       
      Act III: Our scene doth represent a Gaming House (Beggar) - The modes of the Court so common are grown (Macheath, Ben Budge, Mat of the Mint, Omnes) 2:43       
      Act III: The Coronation account, brother Peachum (Lockit, Peachum, Servant, Mrs. Trapes) 2:14       
      Act III: In the days of my youth I could bill like a dove (Mrs. Trapes, Lockit, Peachum) 2:21       
      Act III: In the days of my youth I could bill like a dove (Mrs. Trapes, Beggar) 0:39       
      Act III: Jealousy, rage, love and fear (Lucy Lockit) 1:07       
      Act III: I have the Rat's-bane ready (Lucy Lockit, Filch, Polly) 2:12       
      Act III: A curse attends a woman's love (Polly, Lucy Lockit) 1:38       
      Act III: When I was forced from him (Polly, Lucy Lockit) 1:02       
      Act III: Come, sweet lass (Lucy Lockit, Polly) 1:55       
      Act III: Now every glimmering of happiness is lost (Polly, Lucy Lockit, Macheath, Peachum) 1:45       
      Act III: Which way shall I turn me, how can I decide? (Macheath, Polly) 0:40       
      Act III: Dear, dear Sir, sink the material evidence (Polly) 1:53       
      Act III: How then can you be a tyrant to me (Lucy Lockit) - When he holds up his hand arraigned for his life (Lucy Lockit, Lockit) 2:00       
      Act III: Ourselves, like the Great, to secure a retreat (Lockit, Peachum) 0:44       
      Act III: We are ready, Sir… (Lockit) - …to conduct you to the Old Bailey! (Lockit, Lucy Lockit, Polly, Macheath, Peachum, Omnes) 1:54       
      Act III: O cruel, cruel case! (Macheath, Jailer) 5:10       
      Act III: Would I might be hanged! (Polly, Lucy Lockit, Macheath) 1:58       
      Act III: But surely you don't intend that Macheath shall really executed? (Mat of the Mint, Beggar, Ben Budge, Lucy Lockit, Polly, Lockit, Peachum) 1:18       
      Act III: Thus I stand like a Turk, with his doxies around (Macheath, Mrs. Peachum, Peachum, Ladies of the Town, Gentlemen of the Road, Lucy Lockit, Polly, Mrs. Trapes, Lockit) 1:51       
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