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Ballade von der sexuellen Hörigkeit
The Unknown Kurt Weill
Die Songs aus der Dreigroschenoper
Sechs Stücke aus dem Silbersee
Brecht-Weill Song Album
Vocal Selections from The Threepenny Opera
Vocal Selections: Lost in the Stars
Kurt Weill, from Berlin to Broadway
Kurt Weill: Broadway & Hollywood
Kurt Weill Songs: A Centennial Anthology
Unsung Weill


Ballade von der sexuellen Hörigkeit und andere Songs
Formerly Song-Album

For voice and piano.
Texts by various authors.
Published by Universal Edition: UE 9787

Song list

Die Muschel von Margate, text by Felix Gasbarra
Das Lied von den braunen Inseln, text by Lion Feuchtwanger
Marterl, text by Bertolt Brecht
Zu Potsdam unter den Eichen, text by Bertolt Brecht
Ballade von der sexuellen Hörigkeit, text by Bertolt Brecht
Vorstellung des Fliegers Lindbergh, text by Bertolt Brecht


The Unknown Kurt Weill

For voice and piano.
Texts by various authors.
Published by European American Music: EAMC 493

Song list

Der Abschiedsbrief (1933), text by Erich Kästner
Berlin im Licht (1928), text by Kurt Weill
Buddy on the Nightshift (1942), text by Oscar Hammerstein
Complainte de la Seine (1934), text by Maurice Magre
Es regnet (1933), text by Jean Cocteau and Kurt Weill
Je ne t'aime pas (1934), text by Maurice Magre
Klops Lied - Ick sitze da un' esse Klops, (1925), anon.
Petroleum-Song - Das Lied von den braunen Inseln (1928), text by Lion Feuchtwanger
Die Muschel von Margate (1928), text by Felix Gasbarra
Nannas Lied (1939), text by Bertolt Brecht
Schickelgruber (1942), text by Howard Dietz
Was bekam des Soldaten Weib? (1943), text by Bertolt Brecht
Wie lange noch? (1943), text by Walther Mehring
Youkali (1935), text by Roger Fernay

Recording

Nonesuch D-79019: Teresa Stratas, soprano, Richard Woitach, piano


Die Songs aus der Dreigroschenoper

For voice and piano.
Texts by Bertolt Brecht.
Published by Universal Edition: UE 13832

Song list

Die Moritat von Mackie Messer
Der Morgenchoral des Peachum
Der Anstatt-dass-Song
Das Hochzeitslied ärmerer Leute
Die Seeräuber-Jenny
Der Kanonen-Song
Die Liebe dauert oder dauert nicht (Das Liebeslied)
Barbara-Song
Über die Unsicherheit menschlicher Verhältnisse (1. Dreigroschen- Finale)
Hübsch als es währte (Polly's Lied)
Die Zuhälter-Ballade
Die Ballade vom angenehmen Leben
Das Eifersuchts-Duett
Denn wovon lebt der Mensch? (2. Dreigroschen-Finale)
Das Lied von der Unzulänglichkeit menschlichen Strebens
Salomon-Song
Ruf aus der Gruft

Also see the main page for Die Dreigroschenoper.


Sechs Stücke aus dem Silbersee (1933)

For voice and piano.
Texts by Georg Kaiser.
Published by Universal Edition: UE 10471

Song list

Severin und vier Burschen
Die beiden Verkäuferinnen
Der Lotterie-agent
Lied der Fennimore
Cäsars Tod
Das Lied vom Schlaraffenland

Also see the main page for Der Silbersee.


Brecht-Weill Song Album

For voice and piano or guitar.
Texts by Bertolt Brecht.
Published by Universal Edition: UE 17105

Song list

Moritat
Seeräuberjenny
Alabama-Song
Surabaya-Johnny
Barbara-Song
Bilbao-song
Was die Herren Matrosen sagen
Kanonen-song
Der Song von Mandelay
Ballade vom angenehmen Leben

Also see the main page for Die Dreigroschenoper, or for The Threepenny Opera.


Vocal Selections from The Threepenny Opera

For voice and piano.
Original German texts by Bertolt Brecht.
English texts by Marc Blitzstein.
Published by Warner Brothers Publications: SF 0137

Song list

Army Song
Ballad of Dependency
Ballad of the Easy Life
Ballad of Mack the Knife
Barbara Song
Instead Of Song
Love Song
Pirate Jenny
Solomon Song
Tango Ballade
Useless Song

Also see the main page for The Threepenny Opera, or the original German version, Die Dreigroschenoper.


Vocal Selections: Lost in the Stars

For voice and piano.
Texts by Maxwell Anderson.
Published by Warner Brothers Publications: 0535B
ISBN: 0757903665.

Song list

The Hills of Ixopo
Thousands of Miles
The Little Gray House
Who'll Buy?
Trouble Man
Lost in the Stars
O, Tixo, Tixo, Help Me
Stay Well
Cry, the Beloved Country
Big Mole
A Bird of Passage

Also see the main page for Lost in the Stars.


Kurt Weill, From Berlin to Broadway

For voice and piano.
Texts by various authors.
Published by Hal Leonard: HL00308562

Note: This songbook is not related to the revue Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill (1972).

Song list

Mack the Knife
The Bilbao Song
Surabaya Johnny
Alabama Song
Johnny's Song
Mon Ami, My Friend
It Never Was You
September Song
There's Nowhere to Go But Up
My Ship
The Saga of Jenny
This is New
Speak Low
Sing Me Not a Ballad
A Boy Like You
What Good Would the Moon Be?
Green-Up Time
Here I'll Stay
Love Song
Susan's Dream
Little Gray House
Lost in the Stars
Stay Well
Trouble Man


Kurt Weill: Broadway & Hollywood

For voice and piano.
Texts by various authors.
Published by Hal Leonard: HL00313063

Song List

Cowboy Song
The River Is So Blue
The Right Guy for Me
How Can You Tell an American?
The One Indispensable Man
September Song
Girl of the Moment
One Life to Live
It's Never Too Late to Mendelssohn
My Ship
My Heart Is Showing
My Week
Speak Low
That's Him
You're Far Too Near Me
A Rhyme for Angela
There'll Be Life, Love, and Laughter
All at Once
If Love Remains
Lonely House
Moon-Faced, Starry-Eyed
Is It Him or Is It Me?
Mr. Right
Lost in the Stars
Thousands of Miles
Apple Jack
Come in, Mornin'
This Time Next Year


Kurt Weill Songs: A Centennial Anthology

For voice and piano.
Texts by various authors.
Published in 2 volumes by Warner Bros.
ISBN: 0769290450 (vol. 1); 0769290469 (vol. 2); 0769293743 (both vols.)

Song List (vol. 1)

Alabama Song
All at Once
Apple Jack
As Long as I Love
Auf nach Mahagonny
Der Bäcker backt ums Morgenrot
Ballad of the Robbers
Ballade vom angenehmen Leben
Ballade von Cäsars Tod
Ballade von der sexuellen Hörigkeit
Barbara Song
Berlin im Licht
Big Mole
Bilbao Song
A Boy Like You
The Catfish Song
Come in, Mornin'
Complainte de la Seine
Dance around the Golden Calf
David's Psalm
Denn wie man sich bettet, so liegt man
Dirge for a Soldier
Don't Look Now
Economics
Les filles de Bordeaux
Foolish Heart
Girl of the Moment
Le grand Lustucru
Green-up Time
Here I'll Stay
How Can You Tell an American?
How Much I Love You
Ich bin eine arme Verwandte
If Love Remains
I'm a Stranger Here Myself
Is It Him or Is It Me?
It Never Was You
J'attends un navire
Je ne t'aime pas
Kanonen Song
Können einem toten Mann nicht helfen
Kraniche-Duett
Liebeslied
Lied von den braunen Inseln
Lied von Schlaraffenland
The Little Gray House
Lonely House
Lost in the Stars
Lotterieagents Tango
Love Song
Mack the Knife
March to Zion
Marterl
Matrosen-Tango
May and January
Mile after Mile
Mon Ami, My Friend
Moon-Faced, Starry-Eyed
Moritat vom Mackie Messer
Mr. Right
Die Muschel von Margate
My Ship
My Week

Song List (vol. 2)

The Nina, the Pinta, the Santa Maria
Nur die Nacht darf nicht aufhör'n
Oh, Heart of Love
Oh, the Rio Grande
The One Indispensable Man
One Life to Live
One Touch of Venus
Our Ancient Liberties
Pirate Jenny
The Princess of Pure Delight
The Promise
A Rhyme for Angela
The Right Guy for Me
River Chanty
Le roi d'Aquitaine
The Saga of Jenny
The Scars
Seeräuberjenny
September Song
Sing Me Not a Ballad
Song der beiden Verkäuferinnen
Song of Miriam
Song of Ruth
Song of the Free
Song of the Rhineland
Speak Low
Stay Well
Surabaya-Johnny
Susan's Dream
That's Him
There'll be Life, Love, and Laughter
There's Nowhere to Go but Up
This Is New
This Is the Life
This Time Next Year
Thousands of Miles
To Love You and to Lose You
To War!
Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians)
Le train du ciel
Trouble Man
The Trouble with Women
Two Hearts
Vorstellung des Fliegers Lindbergh
Washington Irving's Song
We Are Cut in Twain
We'll Go Away Together
Westwind
What Good Would the Moon Be?
Will You Remember Me
Wooden Wedding
Youkali
Young People Think about Love
You're Far too Near Me
Zu Potsdam unter den Eichen


Unsung Weill

For voice and piano.
Texts by various authors.
Published by European American Music: EA 00830

Song List

Great Big Sky (1946), text by Langston Hughes
Street Light Is My Moonlight (1946), text by Langston Hughes
You Understand Me So (1948), text by Alan Jay Lerner
There's Nothing Left for Daddy (but the Rhumba) (1948), text by Alan Jay Lerner
How I Love My Work (1948), text by Alan Jay Lerner
Who Am I? (1942), text by Ogden Nash
Love in a Mist (1942), text by Ogden Nash
Vive la différence (1942), text by Ogden Nash
Bats About You (1940), text by Ira Gershwin
Unforgettable (1940), text by Ira Gershwin
It's Never Too Late to Mendelssohn (1940), text by Ira Gershwin
It Could Have Happened to Anyone (1944), text by Ira Gershwin
How Far Will You Go with Me? (1938), text by Maxwell Anderson
The Little Tin God (1949), text by Maxwell Anderson
Too Much to Dream (1937), text by Sam Coslow
The Romance of a Lifetime (1937), text by Sam Coslow
The Picture on the Wall (date unknown), text by Ann Ronell
Your Technique (date unknown), text by Ann Ronell
The River Is So Blue (1937), text by Ann Ronell
The Good Earth (1942), text by Oscar Hammerstein
Inventory (1942), text by Lewis Allan
Farewell, Goodbye (1936), text by Paul Green