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Lotte Lenya sings Kurt Weill's The seven deadly sings and Berlin theatre songs.

Composer:
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Audio
Language:
German
Published/​Created:
[New York] : Sony Classical, [1997]
Description:
1 online resource (1 sound file).
Series:
Notes:
  • All texts by Bertolt Brecht, except the Silbersee selections, by Georg Kaiser.
  • Originally released as analog discs by Columbia in 1955 (tracks 10-21) and 1957 (tracks 1-9).
Creation/​Production credits:
Original producers, George Avakian and H. Gerhard Lichthorn ; senior executive producer, Thomas Frost ; reissue producer, Louise de la Fuente ; reissue engineer, Andreas Meyer.
Time and place of event:
Recorded 1955 July 5-7 and 1956 September 1-8 Friedrich Ebert Halle, Hamburg, Germany.
Source of description:
Hard copy version record.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
Lotte Lenya, vocals, with (in 1st work) Julius Katona, Fritz Göllnitz, tenors, Ernst Poettgen, baritone, Sigmund Roth, bass ; unnamed orchestras ; Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg, (tracks 1-9), Roger Bean, (tracks 10-21), conductors.
Language(s):
Sung in German.
Contents:
Die sieben Todsünden = The seven deadly sins (35:34) -- Die Dreigroschenoper = The Threepenny Opera: Moritat vom Mackie Messer = Mack the Knife (3:03) ; Barbarasong (4:22) ; Seeräuberjenny = Pirate Jenny (3:59) -- Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny = The rise and fall of the City of Mahagonny: Havanna Lied (1:55) ; Alabama song (4:06) ; Denn wie man sich Bettet = As you make your bed (3:54) -- Happy end: Bilbao song (4:35) ; Surabaya Johnny (4:23) ; Was die Herren Matrosen sagen = The sailors' tango (4:31) -- Das Berliner Requiem = Berlin requiem: Ballade vom ertrunkenen Mädchen = Ballad of the drowned girl (3:01) -- Der Silbersee, ein Wintermärchen = The silverlake, a winter's tale: Lied der Fennimore = I am a poor relative (2:53) ; Cäsars Tod = Ballad of Caesar (2:51).
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Form/​Genre:
Streaming audio.
Contains:
Publisher no.:
886443374973
International Standard Recording Code:
  • USSM15600129
  • USSM15600130
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