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Weill, Kurt - Mack The Knife (from the 'Threepenny Opera') arranged for wind quintet by Lisa Portus

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By Kurt Weill

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Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Woodwind Quintet, Horn in F - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
By Kurt Weill. Arranged by Lisa Portus. Score, Set of Parts. 19 pages. Published by Portus Press (H0.1067365-SC004207701).

Item Number: H0.1067365-SC004207701

Mack the Knife (DieMoritat von Mackie Messer) is a ballad from the 1928 Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper)  - a "play with music" by BertoltBrecht and music by Kurt Weill.  The opera begins with the ballad of "Mack theKnife", which introduces the audience to the many terrible crimescommitted by the central character, Macheath (Mack), a notorious criminal inVictorian London.  

The song has long been a popular standard and has beenrecorded by many artists, including (among many, many others) Bobby Darin,Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald,

Weill’s music is arranged here for wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet in B flat, horn in F & bassoon) by LisaPortus of  In addition to the ballad itself Lisa’s arrangementalso features optional sections of Weill’s wind band suite.

The PDF includes the full score and five separate parts.

Duration: 2'30"-3'15" (depending on cuts).  

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