Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny

Kurt Weill

Year

1929


Duration

140'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus - 2(I-II=picc).1.1.ssax.asax.tsax.2(II=dbn) - 2.3.2.1 - timp-perc-pft-harm(ad lib.)-bjo-bgtr-bandoneon - strgs; on stage: 2(I-II=picc).0.2.ssax.asax.tsax.2 - 2.2.2.1 - perc-pft-zither(or xyl).bjo-bandoneon - 3.0.0.0.0


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill


Premiere

Leipzig, Germany, Städtisches Theater, 9 March 1930: Gustav Brecher (cond.) / Walter Brügmann (dir.)


Publisher

Universal Edition


Source

Kurt Weill Foundation website; Universal Edition website;