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Three Songs Arranged by Luciano Berio

Arrangements by Luciano Berio for mezzo-soprano and various instrumental ensembles.

Song List
Performance Information
Recordings

Song list

Le Grand Lustucru from Marie Galante (1972)
Surabaya Johnny from Happy End (1972)
Ballad of Sexual Slavery from Die Dreigroschenoper (1975)
(English translations of second and third songs by Cathy Berberian.)

Performance Information

Orchestra:
Le grand Lustucru: 1 (picc).1.3.1; 2 tpt; guitar, perc; vn, viola, cello, bass.
Surabaya-Johnny: fl, cl; tpt; guitar, perc; vn, viola, cello, bass.
Ballade der sexuellen Hörigkeit: cl, bass cl; vibraphone, accordion; vn, viola, cello, bass.
Durations: Le grand Lustucru: 3 minutes
Surabaya-Johnny: 5 minutes
Ballade von der sexuellen Hörigkeit: 3 minutes
Performance Materials: For all three songs:
USA, UK, BREV: EAMC
All other territories: UE

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

Recordings

BMG Classics CD 09026-62540-2 Cathy Berberian, mezzo-soprano, Juilliard Ensemble, Luciano Berio, cond.
Vox CD CDX 5144 Johanna Albrecht, mezzo-soprano, Orchestra of Our Time, Joel Thome, cond. ("Surabaya-Johnny" only)