Die Dreigroschenoper

Kurt Weill

Year

1928


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus - alto saxophone (=flute, piccolo, clarinet, soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone), tenor saxophone (=clarinet, bassoon, soprano saxophone), trumpet, trombone (=double bass), banjo (=bandoneon, violoncello, guitar, Hawaiian guitar, mandolin), timpani (=percussion), harmonium (=piano, celesta)


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Bertolt Brecht


Premiere

Berlin, Germany, Theater am Schiffbauerdamm, 31 August 1928: Theo Mackeben (cond.) / Erich Engel (dir.)


Publisher

Universal Edition


Source

Kurt Weill Foundation website; Universal Edition website;