Annotation

Label: Sony60647 digitally remastered originally recorded 1957

Annotation last modified on 2005-08-26 02:43 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Knickerbocker Holiday: September Song
Kurt Weill 3:46
2 Knickerbocker Holiday: It Never Was You
Kurt Weill 2:26
3 Lady in the Dark: Saga of Jenny
Kurt Weill 3:58
4 One Touch of Venus: Foolish Heart
Kurt Weill 3:10
5 One Touch of Venus: Speak Low
Kurt Weill 2:49
6 The Firebrand of Florence: Sing Me Not a Ballad
Kurt Weill 4:15
7 Street Scene: Lonely House
Kurt Weill 3:36
8 Street Scene: A Boy Like You
Kurt Weill 2:26
9 Love Life: Green Up Time
Kurt Weill 2:33
10 Lost in the Stars: Trouble Man
Kurt Weill 3:43
11 Lost in the Stars: Stay Well
Kurt Weill 3:01
12 Lost in the Stars: Lost in the Stars
Kurt Weill 3:59
13 The Eternal Road: Song of Ruth
Kurt Weill 2:12
14 The Threepenny Opera: The Solomon Song
Kurt Weill 3:37
15 Mother Courage: Song
Paul Dessau 3:05
16 Song of a German Mother
Hanns Eisler 2:27
17 Cabaret: So What?
John Kander 3:21
18 Cabaret: What Would You Do?
John Kander 3:25
19 Cabaret: It Couldn't Please Me More (A Pineapple)
John Kander 3:17
20 Cabaret: Married
John Kander 2:45
21 The Threepenny Opera: Moritat vom Mackie Messer
Kurt Weill 2:57
22 The Threepenny Opera: Mack the Knife
Kurt Weill 3:16
23 The Threepenny Opera: Mack the Knife, Session Takes
Kurt Weill 8:35

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Paul Dessau (track 15)
Hanns Eisler (track 16)
John Kander (tracks 17–20)
Kurt Weill (tracks 1–14, 21–23)
conductor:
Harold Hastings (tracks 17–20)
Maurice Levine (tracks 1–13)
librettist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 14)
Elmer Rice (track 8)
lyricist:
Maxwell Anderson (tracks 1–2, 10–12)
Bertolt Brecht (tracks 14–16, 21–23)
Fred Ebb (tracks 17–20)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 3, 6)
Langston Hughes (tracks 7–8)
Alan Jay Lerner (track 9)
Ogden Nash (tracks 4–5)
orchestra:
performer:
Turk Murphy (track 21)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (track 14)
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (tracks 22–23)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (tracks 22–23)
Jack Gilford (tracks 19–20)
Lotte Lenya (tracks 1–23)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 1)
Universal Edition (tracks 22–23)
arrangements:
6 Songs: No. 1. Lost In the Stars (piano arrangement by the composer 1942) (track 12)
Green-Up Time (from "Love Life") (Fox Trot Arrangement) (track 9)
It Never Was You (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") (Fox Trot Arrangement) (track 2)
September Song (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") (Fox Trot Arrangement) (track 1)
Speak Low (from "One Touch of Venus") (Fox Trot Arrangement (Beguine Tempo)) (track 5)
Stay Well (from "Lost in the Stars") (Fox Trot Arrangement) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Lonely House (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Dicsi'r Clustie (track 21)
later translated versions:
Complainte de Mackie (Boris Vian translation) (track 21)
Complainte de Mackie (André Mauprey translation) (track 21)
Heiraten (track 20)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 21)
O malandro (track 21)
Så tyst (track 5)
The Ballad of Mack the Knife (1976 Manheim/Willett translation) (track 21)
part of:
Cabaret (musical) (tracks 17–20)
Knickerbocker Holiday (Kurt Weill musical) (tracks 1–2)
Lost in the Stars (complete musical) (tracks 10–12)
Lost in the Stars, Act I (tracks 10, 12)
Love Life (Musical by Lerner & Weill) (track 9)
One Touch of Venus (tracks 4–5)
Street Scene (american opera) (tracks 7–8)
The Threepenny Opera (Marc Blitzstein translation) (track 14)
recording of:
Green-Up Time (from "Love Life") (track 9)
Lost in the Stars (Song, Ulysses Africanus) (track 12)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (tracks 22–23)
Married (Cabaret) (track 20)
So What? (Cabaret) (track 17)
Song of Ruth (The Eternal Road) (track 13)
Stay Well (Lost in the Stars) (track 11)
Trouble Man (Lost in the Stars) (track 10)
What Would You Do? (Cabaret) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Blues Potpourri (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") (Arrangement for Dance Orchestra) (track 21)
translated version of:
Lied einer deutschen Mutter (music by Hanns Eisler) (track 16)

Release

ASIN: US: B00000JHIK [info]