American Songbook Series: Kurt Weill > Smithsonian Collection of Recordings


Recording Details

Date
August 22, 1995
Type
Audio / Stage Cast / (Compilation)
Language
English
Music
Kurt Weill (325)
Lyrics
Maxwell Anderson (97), Bertolt Brecht (96), Ira Gershwin (703), Langston Hughes (39), Alan Jay Lerner (452), Ogden Nash (59)
Translation
Marc Blitzstein (56)
Performer
Louis Armstrong (188), Kaye Ballard (61), Tony Bennett (185), Georgia Brown (26), June Christy (67), Buddy Clark (66), Bing Crosby (438), Helen Forrest (76), Judy Garland (471), The Hi-Lo's (34), Lena Horne (198), Greta Keller (14), Lotte Lenya (28), Dorothy Loudon (45), Mary Martin (172), Portia Nelson (36), William Roy (33), Sarah Vaughan [1] (197), Lee Wiley (57), Julie Wilson [1] (39)
Shortcode
[r6565]

Releases

Format
CD
Label
Smithsonian Collection A 24154
Released
1995-08-22
Barcode
033251148726
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Includes Tracks From
One Touch of Venus - 1943 Original Broadway Cast
Lyrics By Lerner: Alan Jay Lerner Performs His Own Songs - 1955 Alan Jay Lerner
Julie Wilson Sings The Kurt Weill Songbook - 1987 Julie Wilson
Alan Jay Lerner Revisited - 1969 Various Artists
Georgia Brown Sings Kurt Weill - 1963 Georgia Brown
I Could Go On Singing - 1962 Soundtrack
Something Cool - 1953 June Christy
Lena, A New Album - 1976 Lena Horne
Love Songs for a Late Evening - 1952 Portia Nelson
# Tracks
20
Length
1:11:08
Lists
42 collectors / 16 wish lists
History
3 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl8733]
1. Mack the Knife -- Louis Armstrong, Louis Armstrong
2. Jenny -- Helen Forrest, Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
song from Lady in the Dark
3. That's Him -- Mary Martin
4. September Song -- Bing Crosby
5. This Is New -- Lee Wiley
song from Lady in the Dark
6. Green-Up Time -- Buddy Clark
song from Love Life
7. One Life to Live -- Portia Nelson
song from Lady in the Dark
8. Susan's Dream -- Kaye Ballard
song from Love Life
9. One Touch of Venus -- Greta Keller
10. Moon-faced, Starry-eyed -- The Hi-Lo's
song from Street Scene
11. Speak Low -- Sarah Vaughan
12. Pirate Jenny -- Lotte Lenya
13. Lonely House -- June Christy
song from Street Scene
14. Lost in the Stars -- Tony Bennett
15. It Never Was You -- Judy Garland
16. Alabama Song -- Georgia Brown
17. Mr. Right -- Dorothy Loudon
song from Love Life
18. There's Nowhere to Go but up -- William Roy, Julie Wilson
19. Surabaya Johnny -- Lotte Lenya
song from Happy End
20. My Ship -- Lena Horne
song from Lady in the Dark

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