Friday, January 18, 2008

for some men live in darkness

closing sequence from
georg wilhelm pabst's the three penny opera, 1931
music by kurt weill from the play by bertolt brecht
cinematography by fritz arno wagner

related business:


-lotte lenya sings kurt weill's the seven deadly sins & berlin theatre songs
(lenya's 1957 recordings of sins and 1955 recording sings berlin theatre songs)
-lotte lenya sings weill, the american theatre songs (recorded in the late 1950s)
-kurt weill - from berlin to broadway
(lotte lenya, harald palsen, bertolt brecht, theo mackeben, otto klemperer, walter huston, gertrude lawrence, danny kaye, mary martin, kenny baker, maurice abravanel)
-die dreigroschenoper (the three penny opera)
(lotte lenya, recorded at afifo studio, tempelhof berlin 1958)
-kurt weill: die dreigroschenoper (the threepennyopera), historische originalaufnahmen 1928-1931
(lotte lenya, carola neher, lys gauty, odette florelle, harald paulsen, kurt gerron, lewis ruth band, otto klemperer, theo mackeben)


-kurt weill's der jasager (an opera in two acts based upon an ancient japanese nōh play)
(text by bert brecht)

-lotte lenya sings berlin theatre songs by kurt weill
(with texts by bert brecht and georg kaiser)

1 comment:

the art of memory said...

with much gossamer assistance