The Resource The beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with Monarda Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller ; conducted by sir John Eliot Gardiner

The beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with Monarda Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller ; conducted by sir John Eliot Gardiner

Label
The beggar's opera
Title
The beggar's opera
Statement of responsibility
by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with Monarda Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller ; conducted by sir John Eliot Gardiner
Contributor
Arranger
Compiler
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • gre
  • kor
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places. Created specially for television, this Beggar's Opera captures the characters of London low-life thrived on thieving, lechery and deceit. The music for this production has been arranged from the eighteenth-century folksongs of the original (selected by Johann Christoph Pepusch) by baroque specialists Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner, who conducts The English Baroque Soloists, performing on authentic period instruments
Cataloging source
RRR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Librettist, John Gay ; selector of music, Johann Christoph Pepusch ; arrangers of music, Jeremy Barlow, John Eliot Gardiner ; director, producer, Jonathan Miller ; choreography, Sally Gilpin ; designer, David Myerscough-Jones ; costume designer, Alun Hughes ; lighting, Dennis Channon
Dewey number
782.1
Language note
Sung in English with optional subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Greek, or Korean
LC call number
M1500
LC item number
.B433 2016
PerformerNote
Roger Daltrey (MacHeath) ; Stratford Johns (Peachum) ; Patricia Routledge (Mrs. Peachum) ; Bob Hoskins (the beggar) ; Carol Hall (Polly Peachum) ; Rosemary Ashe (Lucy Lockit) ; The English Baroque Soloists ; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1685-1732
  • 1934-
  • 1667-1752
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gay, John
  • Miller, Jonathan
  • Daltrey, Roger
  • Johns, Stratford
  • Routledge, Patricia
  • Hoskins, Bob
  • Hall, Carol
  • Ashe, Rosemary
  • Pepusch, John Christopher
  • Gardiner, John Eliot
  • Barlow, Jeremy
  • English Baroque Soloists
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Monarda Arts (Firm)
  • Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Runtime
135
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballad operas
  • Ballad operas
Technique
live action
Label
The beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with Monarda Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller ; conducted by sir John Eliot Gardiner
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/603/000000000011603671.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Container lacks indication of Korean subtitles
  • A ballad opera in 3 acts
  • Originally produced as a television program in 1983
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn962187715
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4058407092209
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
109220
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)962187715
System details
DVD-9 ; NTSC, region code 0 ; aspect ratio 4:3 ; PCM stereo sound format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with Monarda Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller ; conducted by sir John Eliot Gardiner
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/603/000000000011603671.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Container lacks indication of Korean subtitles
  • A ballad opera in 3 acts
  • Originally produced as a television program in 1983
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn962187715
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
4058407092209
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
109220
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)962187715
System details
DVD-9 ; NTSC, region code 0 ; aspect ratio 4:3 ; PCM stereo sound format
Video recording format
DVD

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