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The threepenny opera original cast album
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Dreigroschenoper. English
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Decca Broadway : Distributed by Universal Music & Video Distribution, [2000]

Physical Description:
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Musical; based on The beggar's opera.

Title on container: Kurt Weill's The threepenny opera = Die Dreigroschenoper.

"Originally released as M-G-M album E/SE 3121, July 1954"--Insert.

Compact disc.

Program notes by David Farneth and synopsis from 1954 album (15 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Prologue (spoken) -- Overture -- The ballad of Mack the Knife -- Morning anthem -- Instead-of-song -- Army song -- Wedding song -- Love song -- Ballad of dependency -- The world is mean -- Melodrama ; and, Polly's song -- Pirate Jenny -- Tango-ballad -- Ballad of the easy life -- Barbara song -- Jealousy duet -- How to survive -- Useless song -- Solomon song -- Call from the grave -- Death message -- Finale : The mounted messenger -- Bonus track: The ballad of Mack the Knife (Lotte Lenya, vocals; Marc Blitzstein, piano).
Subject Term:
Added Uniform Title:
Beggar's opera.
Format :
Music CD