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The days grow short : the life and music of Kurt Weill

Author: Ronald Sanders; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, NY : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sanders, Ronald, -1991.
Days grow short.
New York, NY : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1980
(OCoLC)570082255
Named Person: Kurt Weill; Kurt Weill; Kurt Weill; Kurt Weill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Sanders; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0030194113 9780030194115
OCLC Number: 5170488
Notes: "Kurt Weill's principal compositions": p. 434-441.
Description: viii, 469 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Other Titles: Life and music of Kurt Weill
Kurt Weill
Responsibility: Ronald Sanders.

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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.

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