This new selection of 13 solos for various voice types and three duets makes Britten's distinctive realizations, never before published apart from the vocal score, available at an affordable price. Includes preface articles and plot notes. These are lively and vivid versions of these colorful tunes. Contents: 'Tis woman that seduces all mankind; A fox may steal your hens, Sir (duet); I'm like a skiff on the ocean tossed; I, like a ship in storms, was tossed; If love the virgin's heart invade; If theheart of a man is depressed with cares; Man may escape from rope and gun; O cruel, cruel case!; The miser thus a shilling sees (duet); Thus gamesters united in friendship; Thus when a good housewife sees a rat/How cruel are the traytors; Virgins are likethe fair flower; When young at the bar/Ungrateful Macheath!; Why how now, Madam Flirt! (duet).