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Kurt Weill

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Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for ...

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Biography

Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for his fruitful collaborations with Bertolt Brecht. With Brecht, he developed productions such as his best-known work The Threepenny Opera, which included the ballad "Mack the Knife". Weill held the ideal of writing music that served a socially useful purpose. He also wrote several works for the concert hall, as well as several Judaism-themed pieces.

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Lonely House
Lonely House
Perfformiwr
Teresa Stratas and the Y Chamber Symphony
Speak Low
Speak Low
Composer
Orchestra
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Orchestra
last_played_on
Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra
Pirate Jenny
Pirate Jenny
Orchestra
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Threepenny Opera overture (feat. Bertolt Brecht)
Threepenny Opera overture (feat. Bertolt Brecht)
Artist dan sylw
Die Dreigroschenoper - play with music in 3 acts
Die Dreigroschenoper - play with music in 3 acts
Perfformiwr
last_played_on
September Song
Excerpts from Kleine Dreigroschenmusik for wind
Excerpts from Kleine Dreigroschenmusik for wind
Composer
Ensemble
Winds of the Flemish Radio Orchestra
Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Madchen
Die Ballade vom ertrunkenen Madchen
Ensemble
Calefax Reed Quintet
Composer
Suite panameenne, arr. H K Gruber for jazz band [from 'Marie Galante']
Suite panameenne, arr. H K Gruber for jazz band [from 'Marie Galante']
Perfformiwr
last_played_on
Oh Captain! My Captain!
Oh Captain! My Captain!
Perfformiwr
Bostridge and Drake
Dirge for Two Veterans
Dirge for Two Veterans
Composer
Perfformiwr
Anna Prohaska soprano
Eric Schneider piano
Beat! Beat! Drums!
Beat! Beat! Drums!
Composer
Perfformiwr
Anna Prohaska soprano
Eric Schneider piano
Mack the Knife (Die Moritat Von Mackie Messer)
Mack the Knife (Die Moritat Von Mackie Messer)
Perfformiwr
John Mauceri
Ute Lemper and Rias Chamber Ensemble
Intermezzo for piano
Das Anstatt-dass song, from 'Die Dreigroschenoper'
Das Anstatt-dass song, from 'Die Dreigroschenoper'
One life to live, from 'Lady in the Dark'
The saga of Jenny, from 'Lady in the Dark'
Speak low, from 'One touch of Venus'
I'm a stranger here myself, from 'One touch of Venus'
Kleine Dreigroschenmusik, arr. from 'Die Dreigroshenoper'
Kleine Dreigroschenmusik, arr. from 'Die Dreigroshenoper'
Die Sieben Todsunden [The seven deadly sins] - spectacle in 1 act
Die Sieben Todsunden [The seven deadly sins] - spectacle in 1 act
Perfformiwr
Anne Sofie von Otter
Robert Getchell
Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
David Lefort
Jean-Christophe Jacques
Geoffroy Buffiere
H K Gruber
Saga of Jenny (from the musical Lady in the Dark)
Saga of Jenny (from the musical Lady in the Dark)
Perfformiwr
Ychwanegwch a mwynhewch eich hoff gerddoriaeth

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