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Volume 27, no. 2 (Fall 2009)
Volume 27, no. 1 (Spring 2009)

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Volume 27,
Number 2
Fall 2009

 

Note from the Editor 3
Letters 3
TRIBUTE TO DAVID DREW
David Drew: An Obituary
ALEXANDER GOEHR
4
Letter from Drew to Lenya, 1956 5
Struggling for Supremacy: The Libretto of Mahagonny
DAVID DREW
6
Letter from Drew to Lys Symonette, 1970 9
David Drew: Für Weill!
KIM H. KOWALKE
10
RECORDING REVIEWS
Street Scene (rec. 1949) on Naxos
JOHN MAUCERI
12
The Threepenny Opera (rec. 1976) on Sony
FOSTER HIRSCH
13
BOOK REVIEW
The Sound of Broadway Music: A Book of Orchestrators and Orchestrations by Steven Suskin
MARK N. GRANT
14
PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
Johnny Johnson, Lost in the Stars, Die Dreigroschenoper in London
PATRICK O'CONNOR
16
Mahagonny Songspiel and Die sieben Todsünden at Ravinia Festival, Chicago
JOHN VON RHEIN
18
Die sieben Todsünden in Cincinnati
bruce d. mcclung
20
Knickerbocker Holiday in New York
HOWARD KISSEL
21
Mahagonny Songspiel and Die sieben Todsünden in Paris
WILLIAM V. MADISON
22
Die Dreigroschenoper in Zurich
JOACHIM LUCCHESI
23
TOPICAL WEILL: NEWS AND EVENTS 1a-8a

 


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Volume 27,
Number 1
Spring 2009

 

Note from the Editor 3
Letters 3
FEATURE
Acting Singers/Singing Actors
The Lenya Competition

MICHAEL LASSER
4
The New Music Theater
ERIC SALZMAN and THOMAS DESI
10
Kurt Weill Edition
"Popular Adaptations, 1927-1950"
12
BOOK REVIEW
Tonality as Drama: Closure and Interruption in Four Twentieth-Century American Operas, by Edward D. Latham
HOWARD POLLACK
13
RECORDING REVIEW
The Truth about Love on Sony
PASCAL HUYNH
14
VIDEO REVIEW
Der Kuhhandel on Phoenix Editions
JOSEF HEINZELMANN
16
PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
Lost in the Stars in Dallas
TERRY TEACHOUT
15
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny in Budapest
LARRY L. LASH
18
The Firebrand of Florence in New York
LARRY STEMPEL
20
Knickerbocker Holiday in Toronto
KIM H. KOWALKE
22
Der Silbersee in Augsburg
WOLFGANG RATHERT
23
TOPICAL WEILL: NEWS AND EVENTS 1a-8a