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Thou singest ye carol

sun 24 sep 2017 12:00 
Composer: Kurt Weill

Evert Jan Nagtegaal and the Art of Song.

Kurt Weill (1900-1950), ‘Und der Haifisch, der hat Zähne’ (And the shark, it has teeth)

 All works by Kurt Weill.

  1. Prologue from: Sieben Todsünden. text: Bertolt Brecht

Anne Dammers – vocals and René Veen – piano

2a. ‘Morgenchoral des Peachum’ from: The Threepenny Opera, text by Bertolt Brecht

2b. ‘Das Lied von der harten Nuss’ from: Happy End, text: Elisabeth Hauptmann and Bertolt Brecht

2c. ‘Bilbao Song’ from: Happy End, text: Elisabeth Hauptmann and Bertolt Brecht

Anne Dammers – vocals and René Veen – piano

3a. ‘Youkali’ text: Roger Fernay

Eisler Trio (soprano, cello and guitar)

3b. ‘Je ne t’aime pas’, text: Maurice Magre

Mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter and Bengt Forsberg piano

4. Three songs from: Happy End (1929), text Bertolt Brecht (recorded in 1960 in Berlin)

a. Surabaya-Johnny
b. In der Jugend gold’nem Schimmer
c. Die Ballade von der Höllenlili

Lotte Lenya together with a Radio Orchestra conducted by Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg

  1. Johnny’s Song’ from: ‘Johnny Johnson’, text Paul Green

Baritone Thomas Hampson and the London Sinfonietta conducted by John McGlinn

  1. From: Mahagonny Songspiel, text: Bertolt Brecht
    a. Alabama Song
    b. Benares Song

Ian Partridge (tenor), Mary Thomas (mezzo-soprano), Michael Rippon (bass), Benjamin Luxon (baritone), Philip Langridge (tenor), Meriel Dickinson (mezzo-soprano)

London Sinfonietta conducted by David Atherton

  1. ‘Mack the Knife’

Ella Fitzgerald – vocals, Paul Smith – piano, Jim Hall – guitar, WilfredMiddlebrooks – double bass, Gus Johnson – drums

  1. Matrosen-Tango from: Happy End (1929), text Bertolt Brecht (recorded in 1960 in Berlin)

 

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