Look up artist Weill, Kurt


Name: Weill, Kurt
Born: 1900
Died: 1950

Related information in folder 871:

Songs written or composed


Title: Barbara Song From Threepenny Opera -- ברברה
Author: Brecht, Bertolt
Composer: Weill, Kurt
Genre: Theater
Subject: Prostitute
Origin: Gottlieb 288
Translation: Gottlieb 288

Recordings:


On album: G-057(c) (Funny It Doesn't Sound Jewish/ Compilation by Jack Gottlieb accompaning book with same title.)
Track ID: 31673
Vocal Lenya, Lotte
First line: Ja, da kann man sich doch nicht nur hinlegen, ja, da muss man kalt un herzlos…
Language: German
Style: Bitter
Length: 0:43

On album: B-039(a) (Shiri Brekht -- שירי ברכט תיאטרון זוית בשיתוף א. דשא (פשנל))
Track ID: 1933
Artist Sansonuv, Rima -- סמסונוב, רמה
Hebrew Translation Almagor, Dan -- אלמגור, דן
Language: Hebrew

Title: Song Of The Nazi Soldier's Wife
Author: Brecht, Bertolt
Composer: Weill, Kurt
Genre: War War II/Propaganda
Subject: Gifts/War Booty/Defeat/Death/
Song Comment: Translated from the German of Bertolt Brecht
Origin: Alb C-035(a)

Recording:


On album: C-035(c) (Ghetto Tango/ Wartime Yiddish Theatre/ Ardienne Cooper/ Zalmen Mlotek)
Track ID: 27936
Vocal/Translator Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Piano Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
Arranger Mlotek, Zalmen -- מלאָטעק, זלמן, (1951)
First line: What was sent to the soldier's wife from that acient captial Prague?
Language: English
Style: Concert/Sardonic

Title: Youkali
Author: Weill, Kurt
Composer: Fernay, Roger
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Dream/Imagination/Happiness/Folly
Origin: CD M-066(a)
Translation: CD M-066(a)

Recording:


On album: M-066(a) (Max & Minka /International Accordion Duo -- מאַקס און מינקאַ)
Track ID: 28737
Vocal/Accordion Lewicki, Jeanette
Vocal Max -- מאַקס
First line: C'est presqu'au bout du monde, ma barque vagabonde/Errant augre de l'onde…
Track comment: Near the edge of the world, my vagabond boat/At the whim of the waves,…
Language: French
Style: Cabaret/Tango
Length: 005:44

Title: Kidush (Weill) -- קידוש (ווייִל)
Composer: Weill, Kurt
Genre: Liturgical/Religious
Subject: Blessing/Wine/Sabbath/Shabes/Sactification
Origin: Zim 11/Alb K-047(d)
Transliteration: Zim 11/Alb K-047(d)/
Translation: Alb M-030(a)Alb R-026(b)/Zim 11/Alb K-047(d)/CD B-076(a)/Vorbei 235

Recording:


On album: B-076(a) (Roslyn Barak The Jewish Soul -- נפש יהודי)
Track ID: 25440
Guitar Hoy, John
Piano/Organ Lockert, Daniel
Vocal Barak, Khazn Roslyn
Clarinet Stashull, Norbet
First line: Barukh ata hashem eloheynu meylekh hoalam, borey pri hagafen
First line (Hebrew):בּרוּך אתּה השם עלהינוּ מלך העוֹלם בּוֹרא פּרי הגפן
Language: Hebrew
Length: 4:02

Title: Mack the Knife
Author: Weill, Kurt

Recording:


On album: G-020(A) (Michael Garin / The Song of the Alpha Male)
Track ID: 35319
Vocal Garin, Michael
Language: English
Length: 2:53

Title: Albumblatt
Composer: Weill, Kurt
Genre: Theater/Concert

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36603
Piano Frey, Alexander
Style: Concert/Instrumental
Length: 1:48

Title: My Ship
Author: Gershwin, Ira
Composer: Weill, Kurt
Genre: Theater/Pop
Subject: Dream/Love/Jewels/Gold/Hope
Origin: Ephemera 1127
Additional song notes: From the film, "Lady In The Dark"

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36604
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: My ship has sails that are made of silk, the decks are trimmed with gold...
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 4:38

Title: Albumblatt (World Premiere)
Composer: Weill, Kurt
Genre: Theater/Classical

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Title: Surabaya Johnny
Author: Weill, Kurt
Author: Brecht, Bertolt
Composer: Weill, Kurt
Composer: Brecht, Bertolt
Genre: Theater/Literary Origin/German
Subject: Love/Travel/Youth/Aging/Lies/Duplicity/Meaness
Translation: Ephemera
Additional song notes: From the show "Happy End"

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Recording:


On album: C-049(b) (Casco Bay Tummlers / Jumpin' Jewpiter!)
Track ID: 41768
Artist: Casco Bay Tummlers
Flute, Guitar Dimow, Carl
gb @ C Clarinets Mills, Danny
Vocal/Bass Goell, Julie
Accordion Hoffman, Nancy 3
Drums/Xylophone Porterfield, Hayes
First line: Ikh var jung, Gott, erst sechzenjahre, du kamst fun Berma hereauf, un sagest,
Language: German
Style: Concert
Length: 4:28

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Shir Shlomo Hamelekh (Heb) -- שיר שלמה המלך (עבֿריט)
On album: B-039(a) (Shiri Brekht -- שירי ברכט תיאטרון זוית בשיתוף א. דשא (פשנל))
Track ID: 13931
Author Brecht, Bertolt
Composer Weill, Kurt
Artist Sheney, Shoshana -- שני, שושנה
Hebrew Translation Almagor, Dan -- אלמגור, דן
First line: Shlomo hamelekh, hu yodea,
First line (Hebrew):שלמה המלך, הוא יודע חידות ומשלים. מכל אדם חכם שלמה.
Language: Hebrew

Title: Anshey Hekhayl (Soldiers) -- אנשי החיל
On album: B-039(a) (Shiri Brekht -- שירי ברכט תיאטרון זוית בשיתוף א. דשא (פשנל))
Track ID: 1392
Author Brecht, Bertolt
Composer Weill, Kurt
Artist Levey, Aryeh and Shimon Bar -- לביא, אריה ושמעון בּר
Hebrew Translation Almagor, Dan -- אלמגור, דן
Language: Hebrew

Title: Bilbul Hamushgim -- בלבול המושגים
On album: B-039(a) (Shiri Brekht -- שירי ברכט תיאטרון זוית בשיתוף א. דשא (פשנל))
Track ID: 2407
Author Brecht, Bertolt
Composer Weill, Kurt
Artist Bar, Shimon -- בּר, שמעון
Hebrew Translation Almagor, Dan -- אלמגור, דן
Language: Hebrew

Title: Lost In The Stars (Eng)
On album: B-069(a) (Phyllis Berk Takes Yiddish Song Mainstream Coming of Age)
Track ID: 23618
Author Anderson, M.
Composer Weill, Kurt
Artist Berk, Phyllis
Artist Berk, Phyllis
First line: Before Lord God made the sea and the land, he held all...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Jenny (Heb) -- ז'ני (עבֿרית)
On album: B-039(a) (Shiri Brekht -- שירי ברכט תיאטרון זוית בשיתוף א. דשא (פשנל))
Track ID: 7608
Composer Weill, Kurt
Author Brecht, Bertolt
Artist Sansonuv, Rima -- סמסונוב, רמה
Hebrew Translation Almagor, Dan -- אלמגור, דן
Language: Hebrew

Title: Moldau (Heb) -- מולדאו (עבֿרית)
On album: B-039(a) (Shiri Brekht -- שירי ברכט תיאטרון זוית בשיתוף א. דשא (פשנל))
Track ID: 10669
Author Brecht, Bertolt
Composer Weill, Kurt
Artist Levey, Aryeh -- לביא, אריה
Hebrew Translation Almagor, Dan -- אלמגור, דן
Language: Hebrew

Title: Mary A. (Heb) -- מריה א. (עבֿרית)
On album: B-039(a) (Shiri Brekht -- שירי ברכט תיאטרון זוית בשיתוף א. דשא (פשנל))
Track ID: 9814
Author Brecht, Bertolt
Composer Weill, Kurt
Artist Levey, Arye -- לביא, אריה
Hebrew Translation Almagor, Dan -- אלמגור, דן
Language: Hebrew

Title: Seerauber Jennie- Jenny The Pirate
On album: S-002(f) (Martha Schlamme at Town Hall)
Track ID: 13307
Author Weill, Kurt
Composer Brecht, Bertolt
vocal Schlamme, Martha
Piano Gould Tanya
Track comment: From "The Threepenny Opera" Sung in German

Title: September Song (Eng)
On album: F-035(a) (Rita Falbel Between Jewish Past & Future Timepieces)
Track ID: 13322
Author Anderson, Maxwell
Composer Weill, Kurt
Artist Falbel, Rita
First line: When you meet with young men early in spring, they court...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

Title: Surabaya (Heb) -- סוראביה (עבֿרית)
On album: B-039(a) (Shiri Brekht -- שירי ברכט תיאטרון זוית בשיתוף א. דשא (פשנל))
Track ID: 14737
Author Brecht, Bertolt
Composer Weill, Kurt
Artist Sansonuv, Rima -- סמסונוב, רמה
Hebrew Translation Almagor, Dan -- אלמגור, דן
Language: Hebrew

Title: Surabaya Johnny (German)
On album: N-018(a) (Nicole Neiman From Europe With Love)
Track ID: 21391
Author Weill, Kurt
Composer Brecht, Bertolt
Artist Neiman, Nicole
Piano/Musical Director Ross, Brad
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)

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