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3585707
3585707

Threepenny Opera Suite

By Kurt Weill

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Brass quintet (2 trumpets, french horn, trombone and tuba;) - Grade 5
Composed by Kurt Weill (1900-1950). Arranged by Karl Kramer. Broadway, Pop, Jazz. Score and set of parts. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.19092).

Item Number: KN.19092

Featuring four of eight movements from Kurt Weill's jazz-influenced masterpiece of 1928, this concert-quality work for proficient players preserves the inherent darkness of the original. Lead lines are shared by all and some sophisticated interpretation skills will be necessary for a convincing performance. Duration ca. 9:30.

  • Overture 
  • The Moritat Of Mack The Knife 
  • The Instead-Of Song 
  • Cannon-Song  

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  • 5

    Location:
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • November 18, 2006 Very well done and lots of fun!

    There are four pieces in the suite, all well done and could stand on their own. The first is a very literal transcription of the overture, practically note for note, in the original key. The second is a very imaginative mixing of two songs, The Moritat of Mack the Knife...

    and the Ballad on the Insufficiency of Human Endeavor. The last two are charming arrangements of the Instead-Of Song and Canon Song. I am a giant fan of the original Weil music, and especially love this suite because it keeps so much of the spirit of the original, including lots of jerky/jazzy rhythms and the strong yet playful harmonic dissonance. Be warned, much of it sounds more like Schoenberg or Hindemith than Bobby Darrin or Oscar Hammerstein.

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