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Kurt Weill: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

  • Opera in 3 acts (1930)
  • 2 1 1 2 - 2 3 2 1 - s.sax, alto sax, t.sax, timp, perc, pno, bass guit, bjo, band, str - on stage: zith, pno, 3 vl
  • Duration: 140’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute (+2ndpicc
    on stage)
    2nd flute (+1st picc
    on stage)
    oboe
    clarinet in B and A (+on stage)
    soprano saxophone in Bb (+bar.sax(Eb)
    2ndcl(Bb)
    on stage)
    alto saxophone in Eb (+on stage)
    tenor saxophone in Bb (+on stage)
    1st bassoon (+on stage)
    2nd bassoon (+cbsn
    on stage)
    1st horn in F (+on stage)
    2nd horn in F (+on stage)
    1st trumpet in Bb (+on stage)
    2nd trumpet in Bb (+on stage)
    3rd trumpet in Bb
    1st trombone (+on stage)
    2nd trombone (+on stage)
    bass tuba (+on stage)
    timpani
    percussion (+on stage)
    bass guitar
    banjo (+hawaii guit
    on stage)
    bandoneon (+on stage)
    piano (+harm ad lib.)
    violin
    viola
    violoncello
    double bass
    on stage: zither
    piano
    3 violins
  • Choir: SATB
  • Roles: Leokadja Begbick, mezzosoprano Fatty, tenore Dreieinigkeitsmoses, baritone Jenny Hill, soprano Jimmy Mahoney, tenore Jack O'Brien, tenore Bill, baritono Joe, basso Tobby Higgins, tenore six girls and the men from Mahagonny
  • Composer: Kurt Weill
  • Librettist: Bertolt Brecht
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Kurt Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny)  | UE9852

  • Edition type: libretto
  • Languages: German
  • Format: 13.5 × 18.5 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2199-1
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-06950-5
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