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Kleine Dreigroschenmusik (1929)

Suite from Die Dreigroschenoper arranged for wind orchestra by Weill.

List of Movements
Performance Information
Recordings

List of Movements

1) Overture
2) Die Moritat von Mackie Messer
3) Anstatt-dass Song
4) Die Ballade vom angenehmen Leben
5) Pollys Lied
6) Tango-Ballade
7) Kanonen-Song
8) Dreigroschen-Finale

Performance Information

English title: Little Threepenny Music
Orchestra: 2 fl (picc.), 2 cl, alto sax, ten. sax (sop. sax), 2 bn; 2 tpt, tbn, tuba; timp, perc, banjo, guitar (or harp), accordion, piano.
Duration: 22 minutes
Published Editions: full score, Universal Edition, UE 9712 NJ
Performance Materials: USA, UK, BREV: EAMC
All other territories: UE
First performance: February 7, 1929, Berlin, Preussisches Staatskapelle, Otto Klemperer, cond.

Guide to orchestration, territory abbreviations, and publishers' symbols.

Recordings

Pearl CD GEMM CDS 9189 Berlin State Opera Orchestra, Otto Klemperer, cond. [excerpts]
IMG Artsists (EMI) CD 7243 5 75465 2 2 Berlin State Opera Orchestra, Otto Klemperer, cond. [excerpts]
Angel S 35927
CD reissue: EMI Classics CDM 7 64142 2;
EMI 50999 4 04401 2 5
The Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer, cond.
Fratelli Fabbri Editori LP mm-1063 Nürnberg Symphony, H. Gmuer, cond.
Amt für Wirtschafts- und Verkehrs förderung der Stadt Essen
LP TST 77 956
Städtisches Orchester Essen, Gustav König, cond.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra CD
CSO CD 90-09
Chicago Symphony, Erich Leinsdorf, cond.
DGG 423 255-2
CD reissue: DG 423 255-2
289 459 442-2
The London Sinfonietta, David Atherton, cond.
Vox Box
CDX 5043
Westchester Symphony Orchestra, Siegfried Landau, cond.
CBC CD
SM 5010
Canadian Chamber Ensemble, Raffi Armenian, cond.
CBS CD
MK 44529
Reissue: Sony SBK91129.
London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.
Nonesuch H-71281
CD reissue: CD 9-71281-2
The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Arthur Weisberg, cond.
Newport Classic CD
NCD 60098
Amor Artis Orchestra, Johannes Somary, cond.
Koch International Classics CD
3-7081-2 H1
The Atlantic Sinfonietta, Andrew Schenck, cond.
Reference Recordings CD
RR-29
Chicago Pro Musica
MusicMasters CD
MMD-60164A
Orchestra of St. Luke's, Julius Rudel, cond.
Ondine CD
ODE 771 2
Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Max Pommer, cond.
Obligat Classics CD
ob.01.228
Rundfunkorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Peter Stangel, cond.
Ohio University
220 D2
Ohio University Wind Ensemble, John A. Climer, cond.
Orfeo CD
C 539 001 A
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Gerd Müller-Lorenz, cond.
Decca CD
289 470 502-2
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble [arranged for brass quintet]
Gasparo CD
GSCD-357
Meadows Wind Ensemble, Jack Delaney, cond.
SonArte CD
SP 19
Embrassy [arr. for brass ensemble by David Purser]
Aliud CD
ACD HN 021-2
Dreigroschen Orchester, Peter Kleine Schaars, cond.
Channel Classics CD
CCS 25109
Ebony Band, Werner Herbers, cond.
Classic Clips CD
CLCL 904
Pindakaas Saxophone Quartet [arranged]
Decca CD
481 2693
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Giuseppe Grazioli, cond.
Vlaams Radio Orkest
VROK 2000/1
Live recording by Vlaams Radio Orkest, Jan Latham-König, cond. [includes movements 2, 4, and 6 only]