Articles about John Gay

John Gay, Ballad Opera and the Théâtres de la foire
Eighteenth-Century Music (2014) Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 173-213

ABSTRACT Daniel Heartz was the first musicologist to link John Gay's The Beggar's Opera (1728) with opéras comiques en vaudevilles, light musical theatre entertainments popular at the annual Paris fairs. Other scholars such as Edmond Gagey and Calhoun Winton had ...

Opera on CD: "The Beggar's Opera," Britten
Opera (2010) Vol. 61, No. 6, pp. 753-754


Opera in Britain: "The Beggar's Opera"
Opera (2009) Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 346-348