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Works of Kurt Weill: Genre Index

Title Index

Chronological Index

Note: Some works are listed under more than one heading.
Only those works which are now performable are listed in this index.


Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
Die Bürgschaft (1931)
Down in the Valley (1948)
Der Weg der Verheissung (1934-36)
Der Jasager (1930)
Mahagonny Songspiel (1927)
Der Protagonist, op. 15 (1924-1925)
Royal Palace, Op. 17 (1925-26)
Der Silbersee: Ein Wintermärchen (1932-33)
Street Scene (1946)
Der Zar lässt sich photographieren, Op. 21 (1927)


Die Dreigroschenoper (1928)
The Firebrand of Florence (1944)
Happy End (1929)
Happy End (English adaptation by Michael Feingold) (1972)
Johnny Johnson (1936)
Knickerbocker Holiday (1938)
Lady in the Dark (1940)
Lost in the Stars (1949)
Love Life (1948)
Marie Galante (1934)
One Touch of Venus (1943)
Railroads on Parade (1938-39)
Der Silbersee Ein Wintermärchen (1932-33)
Street Scene (1946)
The Threepenny Opera (Eng. adaptation by Marc Blitzstein) (1954)


The Firebrand of Florence (1944)
Der Kuhhandel (1934)


The River Is Blue (1937)
Where Do We Go from Here? (1944)
You and Me (1938)


The Judgement of Paris (1938)
Die sieben Todsünden (1933)
Zaubernacht (1922)

Orchestral Music

Berlin im Licht Song (1928)
Concerto for violin and wind orchestra, Op. 12 (1924)
Filmszene aus Royal Palace (1925-26)
Kleine Dreigroschenmusik (1929)
Quodlibet, Op. 9 (1923)
Suite in E for Orchestra (1919)
Suite panaméenne (from Marie Galante 1934)
Symphony No. 1 (1921) "Berliner Sinfonie"
Symphony No. 2 (1934)

Chamber Music

Intermezzo (1917) (solo piano)
Sonata for Cello and Piano (1920)
String Quartet in B minor (1918)
String Quartet, No.1, Op.8 (1923)
Two movements for String Quartet (1922-23)

Choral Music

"Ho, Billy O!" from Love Life (1948)
Kiddush (1946)
Die Legende vom toten Soldaten (1929)
Recordare, Op. 11 (1923)
Zu Potsdam unter den Eichen (1928)

Choral Music, with Instrumental Ensemble

The Ballad of Magna Carta (1940)
Das Berliner Requiem (1928)
Der Lindberghflug/Der Ozeanflug (1929)
Die Verheißung/The Road of Promise (2013)

Solo Voice, with Piano

Davy Crockett (1938)
Five Songs from Huckleberry Finn (1950)
Maikaterlied, Abendlied (1918)
Ofrahs Lieder (1916)
Four Walt Whitman Songs (1942 and 1947)
Zu Potsdam unter den Eichen (1928)

Solo Voices, with Instrumental Ensemble

Frauentanz, Op. 10 (1923)
Klops Lied (1925)
Der neue Orpheus, Op. 16 (1925)
Pantomime (1925)
Vom Tod im Wald, Op. 23 (1927)
Four Walt Whitman Songs (1942 and 1947)

Revues, etc.

Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, A Musical Voyage (1972)
Life, Love, and Laughter: Kurt Weill on Broadway
LoveMusik (2007, book by Alfred Uhry)
Songplay (1996)
Tom Sawyer und Huckleberry Finn (2014, book by John von Düffel)
Youkali: Cycle des Chansons Cabaretistiques (1997)

Arrangements by Weill

Hatikvah (orchestration of Israeli national anthem, 1947)
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory (1942)
Two Folksongs of the New Palestine

Arrangements: Orchestral Works

Bastille Music (arr. David Drew from incidental music to Gustav III, 1927)
Five Songs from Huckleberry Finn (five songs, orch. Bennett)
Much Ado about Love: A Suite of Dances from The Firebrand of Florence
Öl-Musik (arr. David Drew from incidental music to Konjunktur, 1928)
Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra (arr. Bateman)
Suite from Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (arr. Brückner-Rüggeberg)
Suite from Die Dreigroschenoper (arr. Schönherr)
Suite from Der Silbersee (arr. Salomon)
Symphonic Nocturne from Lady in the Dark (arr. Bennett)
The Two Worlds of Kurt Weill (1966) (arr. Gould)

Arrangements: Vocal/Instrumental Suites from Stage Works

Chansons des quais (arr. Kowalke from Marie Galante)
Cry, the Beloved Country (arr. Drew from Lost in the Stars)
Happy End Songspiel (arr. Drew)
Life, Love, and Laughter: Kurt Weill on Broadway
Propheten (arr. Drew from act IV of The Eternal Road)
Silbersee-Gesänge (arr. Drew)
Street Scenes (2000)
Trains Bound for Glory (arr. Drew from Railroads on Parade)
Die Verheißung/The Road of Promise (oratorio version of Der Weg der Verheißung or The Eternal Road)

Arrangements: Chamber Works

Music from The Threepenny Opera (arr. Harle)
Sechs Songs aus der Dreigroschenoper (arr. Formenti)
Sieben Stücke nach der Dreigroschenoper (arr. Frenkel)
Three Songs Arranged by Luciano Berio
Zu Potsdam unter den Eichen (arr. Goehr)

Arrangements: Jazz and Salon Orchestra

Alabama Song (arr. Etlinger)
All at Once (arr. Mason)
Berlin im Licht Song (arr. Lindemann)
Bilbao-Song (arr. von Platen)
Blues-Potpourri aus der Dreigroschenoper (arr. von Platen)
Foolish Heart (arr. Weirick)
Foxtrot-Potpourri aus der Dreigroschenoper (arr. von Platen)
Green-Up Time (arr. Mason)
Here I'll Stay (arr. Mason)
It Never Was You (arr. Weirick)
Lied der Jenny (arr. Etlinger)
Life, Love, and Laughter (arr. Mason)
The Little Gray House (arr. Mason)
Mile after Mile (arr. Weirick)
My Ship (arr. Evans)
My Ship (arr. Noeltner)
Le roi d'Aquitaine (arr. Saegel)
Saga of Jenny (arr. Mason)
September Song (arr. Mason)
Sing Me Not a Ballad (arr. Weirick)
Speak Low (arr. Mason)
Stay Well (arr. Mason)
Tango-Ballade und Kanonen-Song aus Die Dreigroschenoper (arr. Fitelberg)
What Good Would the Moon Be? (arr. Weirick)