1 DVD Video / HBDirect Import / 2009-07-14Works: John Gay: Beggar's Opera
Performers: Baker, Janet; McKellar, Kenneth
Originally broadcast in 1963 and now meticulously restored by the BBC, this film features a superb cast, including Janet Baker as Polly Peachum and the...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3
Sound Format(s): LPCM Mono, Enhanced Dolby Stereo
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish
1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2009-06-30Works: John Gay: Beggar's Opera
Performers: Ashe, Rosemary; Baryliss, Peter; Daltrey, Roger; Hall, Carol; Hoskins, Bob; Johns, Stratford; Routledge, Patricia
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
Created specially for television, this 'Beggar's Opera' captures the quality and satiric edge of the Hogarth engravings which influenced Gay's original version. The characters of...continue...
Run Time: 135 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
2 CD / EMI Classics Import / 2003-08-05Works: John Gay: Beggar's Opera; Edward German: Tom Jones
Performers: Brannigan, Owen; Bryan, Eleanore; Cameron, John; Davett, Loretta; Fraser, Robert; Fraser, Ronald; Glover, Cynthia; Hardy, Laurence; Hardy, Robert; Harvey, Frederick; Heard, Daphne; Jacobs, Jane; Mori...
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm, Sir; Vinter, Gilbert
Ensemble: Gilbert Vinter Orchestra; Nigel Brooks Chorale; Pro Arte Orchestra
1 CD / Capriccio / 2000-01-01Works: F. Doubensky: Vater unser (Otche nash); Sergey Rachmaninov: Work(s); Gavriil Yakimovich Lomakin: Tebe poem; Russian Traditional: Razboinika blagorazoumnago; G. Hristich: Heiliger Gott (Svyatii Bozhe)...
Performers: Makarov, Vladimir; Naidenova, Vassilka; Petrov, Ivan; Spassova, Miglena; Stanchev, Nikola
Ensemble: Sofia Orthodox Ensemble; Yoan Kukuzel Angeloglassniyat Ensemble
2 CD / Hyperion / 1991-12-01Works: John Gay: Beggar's Opera
Performers: Baker, Alasdair; Bryson, Roger; Daniels, Charles; Dawson, Anne; Honeyman, Ian [Tenor Vocal]; Jackson, Richard; Lemmings, Christopher; Linnenbank, Rene; Mills, Bronwen; Morgan, Karl; Rashbrook, Roy; T...
'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...continue...