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Die Dreigroschenoper (56)
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Kurt Weill (341)
Lyrics
Bertolt Brecht (100)
Book
Bertolt Brecht (100)

Recording Details

Date
June 14, 1952
Type
Noncommercial Audio / Concert Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
US / MA / Waltham
Lyrics
Marc Blitzstein (56)
Book
Marc Blitzstein (56)
Conductor
Leonard Bernstein (490)
Performer
Marc Blitzstein (56) — Narrator, David Brooks (15) — Macheath, Anita Ellis [1] (31) — Lucy Brown, Mary Kreste — Mrs. Peachum, Lotte Lenya (28) — Jenny, George Mathews (2) — Tiger Brown, Jo Sullivan (15) — Polly Peacham, David Thomas (10) — Mr. J.J. Peachum
Notes
Live recording of the world premiere performance of Blitzstein's adaptation. A one-time concert at Brandeis University, Adolph Ullman Ampitheater.
Shortcode
[r6400]

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Title
Leonard Bernstein: Historic Broadcasts, 1946–1961
Format
12-CD
Label
West Hill Radio Archives WHRA6048
Released
2013-04-01
Country
Germany
Barcode
5425008378923
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Mastering
Lani Spahr -- audio restoration
Liner Notes
Nigel Simeone
# Tracks
113
Length
12:31:22
Lists
4 collectors / 1 wish list
History
4 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl46560]
CD 1:
Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C, (23 March 1946, BSO in SHB)
Shostakovich: Symph. No. 7 in C rehearsal, (22 Dec. 1948, BSO in SHB)
CD 2:
Shostakovich: Symph. No. 7 in C, (22 Dec. 1948, BSO in SHB)
CD 3:
Mahler: Symph. No. 2 rehearsal, (21 Nov. 1949, BSO in SHB)
Mozart: Piano Con. No. 15, K450 rehearsal; Bernstein, piano, (21 Nov. 1949, BSO in SHB)
Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie rehearsal, (28 Nov. 1949, BSO in SHB)
CD 4:
Mahler: Symph. No. 2 in C, “Resurrection,” Adele Addison, Soprano; Nan Merriman, Mezzo-Soprano, (25 Nov. 1949, BSO in SHB)
CD 5:
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G rehearsal, Bernstein, piano, (5 Dec. 1949, BSO in SHB)
Copland: Preamble for a Solemn Occasion, Laurence Olivier, Narrator [premiere], (10 Dec. 1949, BSO in CH)
Shostakovich arr. Langendoen, United Nations on the March (10 Dec. 1949, BSO in CH)
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Bernstein, piano (10 Dec. 1949, BSO in CH)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D, “Choral”: Finale excerpt. with Collegiate Chorale & Irma Gonzales, Soprano, Nan Merriman; Mezzo-Soprano, Raoul Jobin, Tenor, Nicola Moscona, Bass, (10 Dec. 1949, BSO in CH)
CD 6:
Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta; Beethoven: Piano Con. No. 1 in C, Op.15; Bernstein, p., (19 Feb. 1950, NYPSO in CH.)
CD 7:
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2, The Age of Anxiety; Lukas Foss, piano, (26 Feb. 1950, NYPSO in CH)
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring, (18 Feb. 1951, NYPSO in CH)
CD 8:
1. Overture
2. Five Point
3. The Ballad of Mack the Knife
4. Mister Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum
5. Morning Anthem
6. Now Mrs. Peachum appears
7. Instead-Of Song
8. They are quite correct
9. Army Song
10. Macheath keeps waiting
11. Wedding Song
12. The wedding in the stable
13. Love Song
14. Macheath's interests
15. Barbara Song
16. The World Is Mean
17. Polly rushes to the honeymoon stable
18. Melodrama and Polly's Song
19. Mrs. Peachum finds Jenny
20. Pirate Jenny
21. The scene is now the establishment on Greene Street
22. Tango-Ballad
23. The cops stand
24. Ballad of the Easy Life
25. The capture of Mack the Knife
26. Jealousy Duet
27. Lucy is Tiger Brown's daughter
28. How to Survive
29. It is just before dawn
30. Uesless Song
31. Mac has been recaptured
32. Solomon Song
33. Call from the Grave
34. But it is no use
35. O brothers who live on
36. And Macheath wals slowly up to the gallows
37. Death Message
38. As his first act in office
39. Reprieved
40. Finale
CD 9:
Copland: Short Symphony, “Symphony No. 2,” (27 Jan. 1957, NYPSO in CH)
Harris: American Creed, (7 Feb. 1959, NYPSO in CH)
Piston: Concerto for Orchestra, (Rec. 15 Feb. 1959, NYPSO in CH)
Fine: Serious Song, (19 Apr. 1959, NYPSO in CH.)
CD 10:
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 rec. session; Copland: Billy the Kid rec. session, (20 Oct. 1959, NYPSO in SHB)
CD 11:
Chávez: Symph. No. 4 “Sinfonia Romántica,” Mahler: Songs: Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft; Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen; Das irdische Leben; Um Mitternacht; Jennie Tourel (MS 8 February 1960, NYPSO in CH)
Diamond: Symphony No. 8, (9 October 1961 NYPSO in CH)
CD 12:
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Length
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Lists
32 collectors / 11 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8423]
1. Overture
2. Mack the Knife
3. Morning Anthem
4. Instead-of Song
5. Wedding Song
6. Army Song
7. Love Song
8. Barbara-Song
9. The World is Mean
10. Polly's Song
11. Pirate Jenny
12. Tango-Ballad
13. Ballad of the Easy Life
14. Jealousy Duet
15. How to Survive
16. Useless Song
17. Solomon Song
18. Call From the Grave
19. Death Message
20. The Mounted Messenger

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