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The days grow short : the life and music of Kurt Weill / Ronald Sanders.

; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
1st ed.. New York, NY : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1980] .
ISBN 9780030194115, 0030194113

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Other Title Kurt Weill
Life and music of Kurt Weill
Other Authors Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Componisten.
Composers -- Biography.
Compositeurs -- Allemagne -- Biographies.
Compositeurs -- États-Unis -- Biographies.
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.
Weill, Kurt.
Description viii, 469 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
Notes "Kurt Weill's principal compositions": pages 434-441.
Discography: pages 442-449.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-433) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Synopsis: Weill's life and career from his studies with Busoni through his early concert works, his Berlin collaborations, his flight to America, and his Broadway years.
Contents Prologue: In search of Kurt Weill -- Two cornerstones -- In times of tumult and war -- Ferruccio Busoni -- Young modernist -- New turnings -- Composing opera -- Enter Bertolt Brecht -- Birth of The Threepenny Opera -- On The Threepenny Opera -- 1929 -- Mahagonny Opera -- School opera: Der Jasager -- Threepenny trial and film -- Goodbye to Berlin -- Paris interlude -- Road to New York -- Taking on Broadway: Johnny Johnson -- First Sally into Hollywood -- Back to old New York: Knickerbocker Holiday -- Looking for niche -- Success on Broadway: Lady in the Dark -- Composer in wartime -- Broadway sophistication: One Touch of Venus -- Last efforts with Ira Gershwin -- Broadway opera: Street Scene -- Promised lands -- Musical tragedy: Lost in the Stars -- Bird of passage -- Epilogue since 1950: Legacy of Kurt Weill -- Source notes and bibliographies -- Kurt Weill's principal compositions -- Kurt Weill discography -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Genre Biography.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5170488
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Sanders, Ronald, 1932-1991.
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information


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