Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mack the Knife
Nick Cave 4:54
2 Ballad of the Soldier's Wife
PJ Harvey 4:26
3 Alabama Song
David Johansen 4:32
4 Youkali Tango
Teresa Stratas 6:39
5 Lost in the Stars
Elvis Costello and The Brodsky Quartet 3 3:57
6 Pirate Jenny
Lotte Lenya 4:04
7 Speak Low
Charlie Haden 5:30
8 Oh, Heavenly Salvation
The Persuasions 3:37
9 Lonely House
Betty Carter 7:32
10 Surabaya Johnny
Teresa Stratas 5:58
11 Fürchte Dich Nicht
Mary Margaret O'Hara 4:25
12 September Song
Lou Reed 7:51
13 Mack the Knife
Bertolt Brecht 2:48
14 What Keeps Mankind Alive?
William S. Burroughs 2:46

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Richard Woitach (track 4)
Fred Hersch (track 7)
accordion:
Joe Macerollo (track 4)
additional translator:
arranger:
Fred Hersch (track 7)
Ralph Schuckett (composer) (track 3)
composer:
Kurt Weill (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 12)
lyricist:
Maxwell Anderson (tracks 5, 12)
Bertolt Brecht (tracks 1, 3, 6)
Ogden Nash (track 7)
translator:
Ralph Manheim (translator) (1976) (track 1)
John Willett (translator) (1976) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 12)
arrangements:
6 Songs: No. 1. Lost In the Stars (piano arrangement by the composer 1942) (track 5)
September Song (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") (Fox Trot Arrangement) (track 12)
Speak Low (from "One Touch of Venus") (Fox Trot Arrangement (Beguine Tempo)) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Lost in the Stars (Song, Ulysses Africanus) (track 5)
The Ballad of Mack the Knife (1976 Manheim/Willett translation) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Alabama song (French version) (track 3)
Så tyst (track 7)
The Threepenny Opera: Pirate Jenny (Marc Blitzstein translation) (track 6)
part of:
Knickerbocker Holiday (Kurt Weill musical) (track 12)
Lost in the Stars (complete musical) (track 5)
One Touch of Venus (track 7)
recording of:
Alabama Song (From the songspiel "Mahagonny" & opera "Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny") (track 3)
translated version of:

Release

ASIN: US: B0000029WM [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/229374 [info]