Happy End

Kurt Weill

Year

1929


Movements

I. Bilbao Song; II. Der kleine Leutnant des lieben Gottes; III. Geht hinein in die Schlacht; IV. Was die Herren Matrosen sagen (1. Akt) Tango; V. Was die Herren Matrosen sagen (2. Akt) Tango; VI. Bruder, gib dir einen Stoß; VII. Fürchte dich nicht; VIII. In der Jugend gold'nen Schimmer; IX. Das Lied vom Branntweinh�ndler; X. Der Song von Mandelay; XI. Surabaya-Johnny; XII. Das Lied von der harten Nuß; XIII. Die Ballade von der Hüllen-Lili; XIV. Hosiannah Rockefeller


Instrumentation

solo voices - alto saxophone (=piccolo, flute, clarinet, soprano saxophone), tenor saxophone (=baritone saxophone, clarinet), trumpet (2), trombone, percussion, banjo (=Hawaiian guitar (or mandolin), bandoneon (or accordion), bass guitar), piano (=harmonium)


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Dorothy Lane, Bertolt Brecht


Premiere

Berlin, Germany, Theater am Schiffbauerdamm, 31 August 1929: Carola Neher / Helene Weigel / Oskar Homolka / Peter Lorre / Theo Lingen / Kurt Gerron / Theo Mackeben (cond.) / Erich Engel (dir.)


Publisher

Universal Edition


Source

Kurt Weill Foundation website; Universal Edition website;