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Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (‘Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny’)locked

  • Stephen Hinton

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Opera in three acts by kurt Weill to a libretto by bertolt Brecht; Leipzig, Neues Theater, 9 March 1930.

Weill’s correspondence with his publishers (Universal Edition) records how his collaboration with Brecht began in April 1927 with the idea of using the poet’s ‘Mahagonny-Gesänge’ (from the collection ...

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