Kurt Weill

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Distinguished composer known for his contributions to musical theater, also had a tremendous influence on an eclectic host of rock/ pop artists.
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Compositions

Year Title
1933 Das Abschiedsbrief (The Farewell Letter), song for voice & piano Vocal Music Song
1923 Ach, wär mein Lieb ein Brünnlein kalt, song for soprano, flute, viola, clarinet, horn & bassoon (or piano; Frauentanz), Op. 10/3 Vocal Music
1927 Alabama Song, for voice & orchestra (from "Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny") Vocal Music Opera
1928 Anstatt-daß-Song (Instead-of Song), for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music
1950 Apple Jack, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Huckleberry Finn No. 3) Vocal Music
1927 Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny), opera Opera Opera
1938 Baa M'nucha (There comes Peace unto the Weary), folk song for voice & piano Vocal Music
1939 Ballad of the Magna Carta, cantata for tenor, bass, chorus & orchestra Choral Cantata
1928 Ballade vom angenehmen Leben (Ballad of the Easy Life), song for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music
1929 Die Ballade von der Höllen-Lili, song for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music
1928 Ballade von der sexuellen Hörigkeit (Song of Dependency), song for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music
1928 Barbara Song, for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music Song
1927 Bastille Music, suite for wind ensemble (arr. by David Drew from "Gustav III") Orchestral
1942 Beat! Beat! Drums!, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Walt Whitman Songs No. 2) Vocal Music
1928 Berlin im Licht, song for voice & piano Vocal Music Cabaret Song
1928 Berlin im Licht, march for military band Band Music
1928 Das Berliner Requiem, cantata for tenor, baritone, male chorus & wind orchestra Choral Cantata
1949 Big Mole, song for voice & piano (from Lost in the Stars) Vocal Music Show Tune
1929 Bilbao-Song, for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music Song
1946 A Boy Like You, song for voice & piano (from "Street Scene") Vocal Music Musical Theater
1942 Buddy on the Night Shift for voice & piano (Propaganda Songs No. 5) Vocal Music Song
1930 Die Bürgschaft (The Pledge), opera Opera Opera
1936 Captain Valentine's Song, for voice & piano (from "Johnny Johnson") Vocal Music
1932 Cäsars Tod (Caesar's Death), song for voice & piano (from "Der Silbersee") Vocal Music
1934 Chant des Matelots, song for voice & piano (from "Marie Galante") Vocal Music
1934 Complainte de la Seine, song for voice & piano Vocal Music Song
1924 Concerto for violin & wind orchestra, Op. 12 Concerto Concerto
1936 Cowboy Song ("Oh the Rio Grande"), for voice & piano (from "Johnny Johnson") Vocal Music
1938 Davy Crockett, musical play (unfinished) Show/Musical Musical Theater
1927 Denn wie man sich bettet, so liegt man (As You Make Your Bed), song for voice & orchestra (from "Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonn Vocal Music Song
1942 Dirge for Two Veterans for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Walt Whitman Songs No. 3) Vocal Music
1921 Divertimento for small orchestra with male chorus, Op. 5 (partly lost) Orchestral
1945 Down in the Valley, opera Opera Musical Theater
1928 Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera), opera Opera Opera
1947 Economics, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
1933 Es Regnet, song for voice & piano (partly lost) Vocal Music Song
1934 The Eternal Road (Der Weg der Verheissung), opera Opera Musical Theater
1932 Fennimore's Song: Die arme Verwandte (The Poor Relation), song for voice & piano (from "Der Silbersee") Vocal Music
1934 Les filles des Bordeaux (The Girls of Bordeaux), song for voice & piano (from "Marie Galante") Vocal Music
1944 The Firebrand of Florence, operetta Opera Operetta
1943 Foolish Heart, song for voice & piano (from "One Touch of Venus") Vocal Music Show Tune
1923 Frauentanz (Ladies' Dance), song cycle for soprano, flute, viola, clarinet, horn & bassoon (or piano), Op. 10 Vocal Music
1929 Fürchte dich nicht, song for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music
1940 The Girl of the Moment, song for voice & piano (from "Lady in the Dark") Vocal Music
1934 Le grand Lustucru (The Big Bogeyman), song for voice & piano (or ensemble; from "Marie Galante") Vocal Music Show Tune
1940 The Greatest Show on Earth, song for voice & piano (from "Lady in the Dark") Vocal Music
1947 Green-Up Time, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music Musical Theater
1929 Happy End, musical play Show/Musical Musical Theater
1927 Havanna-Lied (Havana Song), for voice & orchestra (from "Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny") Vocal Music Opera
1938 Havu l'venim (Bring the Bricks), folk song for voice & piano Vocal Music
1947 Here I'll Stay, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
1947 Ho, Billy O!, madrigal for voices (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
1929 Hosiannah Rockefeller, song for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music
1938 How Can You Tell an American?, song for voice & piano (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") Vocal Music
1950 Huckleberry Finn, musical play (unfinished) Show/Musical
1947 I Remember It Well, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
1943 I'm a Stranger Here Myself, song for voice & piano (from "One Touch of Venus") Vocal Music Show Tune
1947 I'm Your Man, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
1946 Ice Cream Sextet, for 6 voices & piano (from "Street Scene") Vocal Music Sextet
1916 Im Volkston ("Das Scheiden, ach das Scheiden"), song for voice & piano Vocal Music
1929 In der Jugend gold'nem Schimmer, song for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music
1923 In Diesem Dorfe, for voice & piano (Das Stundenbuch No. 6), Op. 13/6 Vocal Music
1947 Is It Him or Is It Me, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
1938 It Never Was You, song for voice & piano (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") Vocal Music Song
1946 Italy in Technicolor, song for voice & piano (cut from "Street Scene") Vocal Music
1934 J'attends un navire (I'm Waiting for a Ship), song for voice & piano (from "Marie Galante") Vocal Music Show Tune
1930 Der Jasager (The Yes-Sayer), opera Opera Musical Theater
1934 Je ne t'aime pas (I Don't Love You), song for voice & piano Vocal Music Tango
1936 Johnny Johnson, musical play Show/Musical Musical Theater
1936 Johnny's Song, for voice & piano (from "Johnny Johnson") Vocal Music
1928 Kanonen Song (Cannon Song, Army Song), for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music Song
1946 Kiddush for cantor, chorus & organ Choral
1928 Kleine Dreigroschenmusik, suite for wind orchestra (based on "Die Dreigroschenoper") Orchestral Suite
1925 Klops-Lied (Meatball Song, "Ich sitze da un' esse Klops"), for soprano or tenor, 2 piccolos & bassoon Vocal Music Song
1938 Knickerbocker Holiday, musical play Show/Musical Musical Theater
1928 Konjunktur, incidental music (partly lost) Orchestral
1934 Der Kuhhandel, operetta Opera Operetta
1940 Lady in the Dark, musical play Show/Musical Musical Theater
1929 Die Legende vom toten Soldaten (The Legend of the Dead Soldiers), for chorus Choral
1946 Let Things Be Like They Always Was, song for voice & piano (from "Street Scene") Vocal Music
1929 Das Lied vom Branntweinhändler, song for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music
1928 Lied von den braunen Inseln (Song of the Brown Islands), song for voice & piano ("Petroleum Song" from "Die Petroleuminseln") Vocal Music Song
1929 Das Lied von der harten Nuß (Song of the Big Shot), song for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music Song
1928 Das Lied von der unzulänglichkeit menschlichen Strebens (Useless Song), song for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music Song
1944 Life, Love, and Laughter, song for voice & piano (from "The Firebrand of Florence") Vocal Music
1929 Der Lindberghflug (The Lindbergh Flight), cantata for tenor, baritone, bass, chorus (with children's chorus ad lib) & orchestra Choral Cantata
1946 Lonely House, song for voice & piano (from "Street Scene") Vocal Music Popular Song
1949 Lost in the Stars, musical play Show/Musical Musical Theater
1949 Lost in the Stars, song for voice & piano (from Lost in the Stars) Vocal Music Song
1942 Love in a Mist, song (cut from One Touch of Venus) Vocal Music Song
1947 Love Life, musical play Show/Musical Musical Theater
1947 Love Song, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
2007 LoveMusik, musical play (based on Weill songs) Show/Musical
1939 Lover Man, song for voice & piano (from "Ulysses Africanus") Vocal Music
1923 Mach mich zum wachter deiner Weiten, for voice & piano (Das Stundenbuch No. 2), Op. 13/2 Vocal Music
1927 Mahagonny Songspiel, for soloists & orchestra Vocal Music
1934 Marie Galante, musical play Show/Musical Musical Theater
1929 Matrosen-Tango (Sailor's Tango), song for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music
1936 Mon Ami, My Friend, song for voice & piano (from "Johnny Johnson") Vocal Music
1946 Moon-Faced, Starry-Eyed, song for voice & piano (from "Street Scene") Vocal Music
1928 Die Moritat von Mackie Messer (The Ballad of Mack the Knife), song for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music Cabaret Song
1928 Muschelsong - Die Muschel Von Margate (The Mussel of Margate) for voice & piano (from "Konjunktur") Vocal Music
1929 Musical Theater Works Show/Musical
1947 My Name Is Samuel Cooper, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
1940 My Ship, song for voice & piano (from "Lady in the Dark") Vocal Music Cabaret Song
1939 Nanna's Lied ("Meine Herren,mit siebzehn Jahren"), song for voice & piano Vocal Music Art Song
1925 Der Neue Orpheus (The New Orpheus), cantata for soprano, violin & orchestra, Op. 16 Choral Cantata
1916 Ofrah's Lieder, song cycle for voice & piano Vocal Music
1942 Oh Captain! My Captain!, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Walt Whitman Songs No. 1) Vocal Music
1928 Öl-Musik (Oil Music), suite for voice & wind ensemble (arranged by David Drew from "Konjunktur") Vocal Music
1940 One Life to Live, song for voice & piano (from "Lady in the Dark") Vocal Music
1943 One Touch of Venus, musical play Show/Musical Musical Theater
1948 The Picture on the Wall, song (for film version of "One Touch of Venus") Vocal Music
1929 Pieces (7) from "Die Dreigroschenoper," for violin & piano (arranged by Stefan Frenkel) Chamber Music Suite from larger work
1928 Pollys-Lied (Polly's Song), song for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music
1924 Der Protagonist, opera, Op. 15 Opera
1923 Quodlibet for orchestra, Op. 9 Orchestral Quodlibet
1938 Railroads on Parade, pageant ("Fantasia on Rail Transport") Show/Musical Musical Theater
1923 Recordare for chorus & children's chorus ("Lamentations of Jeremiah V," "O Remember, Lord"), Op. 11 Choral Requiem
1914 Reiterlied, song for voice & piano Vocal Music
1950 River Chanty, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Huckleberry Finn No. 1) Vocal Music
1937 The River is Blue, film score (aka "Castles in Spain") Film Score
The Road of Promise, oratorio (arr. by E. Harsh after "The Eternal Road") Choral Oratorio
1934 Le roi d'Aquitaine (The King of Aquitaine), song for voice & piano (from "Marie Galante") Vocal Music Song
1925 Royal Palace, opera, Op. 17 Opera Opera
1940 The Saga of Jenny, song for voice & piano (from "Lady in the Dark") Vocal Music Song
1942 Schickelgruber, song for voice & piano (Propaganda Songs No. 2) Vocal Music Song
1917 Das Schöne Kind ("Wie war ich doch so wonnereich"), song for voice & piano Vocal Music
1928 Die Seeräuber-Jenny (Pirate Jenny), song for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music Cabaret Song
1938 September Song, song for voice & piano (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") Vocal Music Popular Song
1933 Die sieben Todsünden (The Seven Deadly Sins), ballet Ballet Opera-Ballet
1932 Der Silbersee (The Silver Lake), musical play Show/Musical Opera
1944 Sing Me Not a Ballad, song for voice & piano (from "The Firebrand of Florence") Vocal Music
1921 Slow Fox (Langsamer Fox) and Algi-song, foxtrot for piano with vocal refrain Vocal Music
1919 Sonata for cello & piano Chamber Music Sonata
1942 Song of the Free, for voice & piano (Propaganda Songs No. 1) Vocal Music
1942 Song of the Inventory, song for voice & piano (Propaganda Songs No. 6) Vocal Music
1932 Song von der Krone des Gewinns (Tango of the Lottery Agents), song for voice & piano (from "Der Silbersee") Vocal Music Tango
1929 Der Song von Mandelay (Mandelay Song), for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music
1943 Speak Low, song for voice & piano (from "One Touch of Venus") Vocal Music Song
1949 Stay Well song for voice & piano (from Lost in the Stars) Vocal Music Show Tune
1919 Die stille Stadt, song for voice & piano Vocal Music
1946 Street Scene, opera Opera Opera
1918 String Quartet in B minor Chamber Music Quartet
1923 String Quartet No. 1, Op. 8 Chamber Music Quartet
1990 Suite Panaméenne for orchestra (arranged by David Drew from "Marie Galante") Orchestral Suite
1929 Surabaya-Johnny, song for voice & piano (from "Happy End") Vocal Music Musical Theater
1921 Symphony No. 1 ("Berliner Symphonie") Symphony Symphony
1933 Symphony No. 2 Symphony Symphony
1940 Tchaikovsky, song for voice & piano (from "Lady in the Dark") Vocal Music
1943 That's Him, song for voice & piano (from "One Touch of Venus") Vocal Music Show Tune
1938 There's Nowhere to Go but Up, song for voice & piano (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") Vocal Music
1940 This Is New, song for voice & piano (from "Lady in the Dark") Vocal Music
1947 This Is the Life, song for voice & piano (from "Love Life") Vocal Music
1950 This Time Next Year, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Huckleberry Finn No. 4) Vocal Music
1949 Thousands of Miles, song for voice & piano (from Lost in the Stars) Vocal Music
1934 Train du ciel (The Train from Heaven), song for voice & piano (from "Marie Galante") Vocal Music
1949 Trouble Man, song for voice & piano (from Lost in the Stars) Vocal Music Show Tune
1939 Ulysses Africanus, musical play (unfinished) Show/Musical Incidental Music
1942 Und was bekam des Soldaten Weib? (The Ballad of the Soldier's Wife), song for voice & piano Vocal Music Song
1923 Veilleicht, das ich durch schwere Berge geh, for voice & piano (Das Stundenbuch No. 1), Op. 13/1 Vocal Music
1942 Vive la Différence, song (cut from One Touch of Venus) Vocal Music Song
1927 Vom tod im Wald (Death in the Forest), ballad for bass & 10 wind instruments, Op. 23 Vocal Music
1942 Walt Whitman Songs (4) for voice & piano (or orchestra) Vocal Music
1943 West Wind, song for voice & piano (from "One Touch of Venus") Vocal Music
1946 What Good Would the Moon Be?, song for voice & piano (from "Street Scene") Vocal Music
1943 Where Do We Go from Here?, film score Film Score
1942 Who Am I?, song (cut from One Touch of Venus) Vocal Music Song
1944 Wie Lange Noch? song for voice & piano Vocal Music Song
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
1946 Wouldn't You Like to Be on Broadway?, song for voice & piano (from "Street Scene") Vocal Music Show Tune
1937 You and Me, film score (partly lost) Film Score
1934 Youkali, tango habañera for voice & piano Vocal Music Tango
1927 Der Zar lässt sich photographieren (The Czar Has His Photograph Taken), opera, Op. 21 Opera Opera
1922 Zaubernacht (Magic Night), children's pantomime for soprano & ensemble, Op. 7 (partly lost) Ballet
1929 Zu Potsdam unter den Eichen (In Potsdam under the Oak Trees), for male chorus Choral Chorus
1928 Zuhälterballade (Tango-Ballade), song for voice & piano (from "Die Dreigroschenoper") Vocal Music