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Submitted on November 24, 2013 by Geoconno

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Lenya: Her Complete Recordings From 1929-1975
Bear Family
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11-CD, LP 10"
11-CD box set with 252-page hardcover book also contains a full-color picture disc (10-inch vinyl), which was only sold at the Berlin premiere of Rise & Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny in 1931; the set also contains interpretations of works by Weill & Brecht made from 1955-60, the first ever release of Song Of Ruth made in 1957, plus other commercial recordings from 1929-1975.
CD 1
Early 78-rpm recordings, 1929-1932
Six Songs by Kurt Weill (Bost, 1943)
"And so the last thing, too" from I've Got the Tune by Marc Blitzstein
CD 2
Lotte Lenya singt Kurt Weill (Columbia-Philips, 1955)
Die sieben Todsünden (Columbia-Philips, 1956)
CD 3
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Columbia-Philips, 1957),
Act 1 - Act 2, scene 13
CD 4
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Columbia-Philips, 1957),
Act 2, scene 14 - end
CD 5
September Song and Other American Theatre Songs of Kurt Weill (Columbia, 1957) [includes 2 previously unreleased versions of "Song of Ruth"]
Three excerpts from The Threepenny Opera (Blitzstein version, MGM, 1954)
Soundtrack of an unidentified television interview with Lenya and Marc Blitzstein. Blitzstein accompanies Lenya singing "Surabaya Johnny" (1954?)
"Mon Ami, My Friend" from Johnny Johnson (MGM, 1956)
Two songs by John Cacavas and Charles O. Wood (Metromedia, 1969)
CD 6
Die Dreigroschenoper (Columbia-Philips, 1958)
CD 7
Happy End (Columbia-Philips, 1960)
Five songs from Cabaret (Columbia, 1966)
CD 8
Invitation to German Poetry (Dover, 1958)
"Kinderkreuzzug" (ca. 1962)
CD 9
The Stories of Kafka (Caedmon, 1958)
Eleven selections from Brecht on Brecht (Columbia, 1962)
Three songs recorded for the Office of War Information:
"Und was bekam des Soldaten Weib" (1943)
"Wie lange noch" (1943)
"Lied einer deutschen Mutter" (1943)
CD 10
Seven songs: Radio broadcast of live concert, 6 May 1960, Herkulessaal der Residenz, Munich
Selections from Carnegie Hall concert, 8 January 1965 (Previously issued on Rococo)
CD 11
Two versions of "Mack the Knife" with Turk Murphy (1956)
Recording session for "Mack the Knife" with Louis Armstrong (1956)
"Mack the Knife" with Louis Armstrong (1956)
Seven excerpts from Mutter Courage, as broadcast on German television. Ruhrfestspielhaus Recklinghausen (1965)
"The Dick Cavett Show," ABC Television, 1 January 1975
Three excerpts from "The Broadway World of Kurt Weill," Stage 2, CBS Television, broadcast 28 October 1964
# of Tracks
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2252 4221 6121 6581 8161 8242 8245 10179 25647
[p44841 Richard Weize]
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