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Klops Lied (1925)

Song for soprano or tenor and two piccolos and bassoon
on a traditional Berlin text -- "Ick sitze da un' esse Klops"

Performance Information

Performance Information

English title: Meatball Song
Instrumentation: 2 picc, bsn.
Duration: 45 seconds
Critical Edition: Kurt Weill Edition, Series II, Volume 1 (full score)
Performance Materials: All territories: EAMC
First known performance: December 14, 1927, Berlin, at the wedding reception of H.H. and Thea Stuckenschmidt

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


Largo CD 5114 Ensemble Modern, HK Gruber, cond.
Nonesuch CD D-79019 Teresa Stratas, soprano; Richard Woitach, piano [arrangement]


Also see The Unknown Kurt Weill.