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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-11-10).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 32 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Let us take the road
Composer: Johann Christoph Pepusch
Lyricist: John Gaycreate page

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1728

Description: An air from the Beggar's Opera, selected by Pepusch from Handel's "Rinaldo". This (near contemporary: 1755) arrangement as a glee is possibly also by Pepusch. John Gay's comparison of the occupations of highway robbery and alchemy.


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