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Kurt Julian Weill
1900 - 1950
Germany / United States of America
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K.J. Weill
Kurt Weill (02/03/1900 - 03/04/1950), a German composer, born in Desau, American citizen from 1943. He was a pupil of Humperdinck, Busoni and Jarnach in Berlin.
Das Berliner Requiem
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1928
Musical form:cantata
Text/libretto:Bertold Brecht
Duration:18'14''
Label(s):BIS- CD-733
HMC 901422
DG - 4594422 (2CD)
The radio cantata Das Berliner Requiem (The Berlin Requiem) was written for wind ensemble, guitar, banjo, percussion, sung either by three soloists or two soloists (tenor and bass) and male chorus. Lyrics by Bertold Brecht (1898 - 1956).
Source:www.econcertband.com/band/weill.html
Das Berliner Requiem contains:
- Grosser Dankchoral
- Ballade: 'Vom Ertrunkenen Madchen'
- Marterl: 'Hier Ruht Die Jungfrau'
- Erster Bericht Uber Den Unbekannten Soldaten Unter Dem Triumphbogen...
- Zweiter Bericht Uber Den Unbekannten Soldaten Unter Dem Triumphbogen...
- Grosser Dankchoral
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B. Brecht
(text)