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Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667—1752) composer and teacher of music

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Ballad opera in 3 acts written 1729 by Gay, with mus. arr. attrib. Pepusch and extra songs by Samuel Arnold. Sequel to The Beggar's Opera. Prod. London 1777, NY 1925. Rev. version with text by Clifford Bax and mus. arr. Frederic Austin prod. London 1922. Another modern version by John Addison (Aldeburgh 1952).

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