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New Publications July-December 2017

 

The Kurt Weill Foundation presents an occasional list of recent publications in various media pertaining to Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, and Marc Blitzstein. Please suggest additions and corrections to .

ARTICLES

Graber, Naomi, "Colliding Diasporas: Kurt Weill's Ulysses Africanus and Black-Jewish Relations During the Great Depression," Musical Quarterly 99.3-4 (September 2017): 321-355.

Graber, Naomi, "Kurt Weill's The River Is Blue: Film-Opera and Politics in 1930s Hollywood," Journal of the Society for American Music 11.3 (2017): 311-353.

Stern, Guy, "Zwei deutsch-jüdische Exilanten in Hollywood - Kurt Weill und Alfred Neumann," published in Bekannt aus Fernsehen, Film und Funk (Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017), pp. 77-101.

Götz von Olenhusen, Albrecht, "Das Droit Moral des Urhebers und der Film der Zwanziger Jahre. Der Dreigroschenprozess von Bertolt Brecht und Kurt Weill Revisited," Zeitschrift für geistiges Eigentum, 9.2 (2017): 210-232.

Fischer, Ulrich, "'Frag-Casper': Brechts Dreigroschenfilmprozess-Anwalt," Dreigroschenheft 24.4 (2017): 9-21.

Müller-Lentrodt, Matthias, "Der neue Orpheus. Transmediale Konstruktionen des Orpheus Mythos im Werk von Yvan Goll, Kurt Weill und Jean Cocteau," published in Konjunktionen: Yvan Goll im Diskurs der Moderne, ed. Hermann Gätje and Sikander Singh (Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto, 2017), pp. 143-154.

Dümling, Albrecht, "Von wem stammt die 'Seeräuber-Jenny'? Quellen, Rezeption, and Reaktionen," Dreigroschenheft 24.3 (2017): 13-28.

CD's & LP's

Dreams and Daggers, Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals. with jazz trio. Mack Avenue Records MAC 1120. (Includes live recording of "Somehow I Never Could Believe").

Ballads of the Pleasant Life: Kurt Weill, Weimar and Exile, Peter Coleman-Wright, vocals, Benjamin Burton, piano, and the Nexas Quartet. ABC Classics 576 2204. (Includes ten Weill songs.)

Unvergänglichkeit, Michaela Schuster, vocals, Matthias Veit, piano. Oehms Classics OC 1881. (includes "Berlin im Licht," "Der Abschiedsbrief," "Es regnet," "Nannas Lied," and "Wie lange noch?")

John Browning: The Complete RCA Album Collection. RCA Red Seal 889853950324 (12-CD set). (Includes Kleine Dreigroschenmusik performed by the Boston Symphony conducted by Erich Leinsdorf.)

BOOKS

Heinsheimer, Hans, UE—die ersten 37 1/2 Jahre: eine Chronik des Verlags (Vienna: Universal Edition, 2017).

Kesting, Hanjo. Bis der reitende Bote des Königs erscheint. Über Oper und Literatur (Göttingen: Wallstein, 2017).

Knopf, Jan. Bertolt Brechts Erfolgsmarke. Dreigroschen für Fressen & Morale (Stuttgart: Metzler, 2017).

Uhrbach, Peter. Bertolt Brechts Bühnenwerke in Leipzig 1923 bis 1932 (Beucha: Sax-Verlag, 2017).

VIDEOS

Knickerbocker Holiday. Feature film (1944) directed by Harry Joe Brown; starring Nelson Eddy, Constance Dowling, et al. No publisher. 4003D.


Originally posted: 1 December 2017
Last updated: 5 January 2018