Posts Tagged ‘folk tunes’

The Beggar’s Opera

Today on Radio Riel we present a pro­gramme of tra­di­tion­al dance music from Play­ford and oth­er sources, plus two pre­sen­ta­tions of John Gay’s The Beg­gar’s Opera (1798), which fea­tures tra­di­tion­al tunes pop­u­lar in the 18th cen­tu­ry (with new lyrics) arranged by Johann Pepusch.

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