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Kurt Weill: The Moritat of Mack the Knife

  • from "The Threepenny Opera" (1928)
  • for voice and ensemble
  • based on the text of the Kurt Weill Edition
  • Duration: 3’15”
  • Soloists:
  • Instrumentation details:
    I: alto saxophone in Eb (and soprano saxophone in Bb)
    II: tenor saxophone in Bb
    III: trumpet in Bb
    IV: trombone
    V: banjo
    VI: percussion (cymbals, wood block, snare drum, tom-tom, bass drum)
    VII: Harmonium (and piano)
  • Composer: Kurt Weill
  • Text author: John Gay
  • Text adapter: Bertolt Brecht
  • Original language: German
  • Translator: Elisabeth Hauptmann


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