The Unknown Kurt Weill

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Lotte Lenya, Kurt Weill's widow, once told Teresa Stratas that "nobody can sing Weill's music better than you do" and offered the singer this set of previously unpublished songs to perform. The New York Times called it a "landmark" recording that "blended theatrical spunk with classical vocalism."

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Lotte Lenya, Kurt Weill's widow, once told Teresa Stratas that "nobody can sing Weill's music better than you do" and offered the singer this set of previously unpublished songs to perform. The New York Times called it a "landmark" recording that "blended theatrical spunk with classical vocalism."

ProductionCredits

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Producer: Eric Salzman
Recorded February 1982, Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC
Engineer: Frank Laico
Assistant Engineer: Jim Davis
Edited at Sound Ideas, NYC
Engineer: Barry Harris
Assistant to the Producer: Susan Herl-Conroy
Mastered by Terry Dunavan, Elektra Sound Recorders
Musical materials edited by Lys Symonette

Cover photo: Beth Bergman
Art Direction: Ron Coro
Design: Kathy Morphesis

Production Supervisor: Keith Holzman

Nonesuch Selection Number

79019

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1disc
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Artist Name
Teresa Stratas
MusicianDetails

MUSICIANS
Teresa Stratas, soprano
Richard Woitach, piano

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Label
CD+MP3
Price
0.00
UPC
075597901924BUN
Label
MP3
Price
9.00
UPC
603497138067
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    The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

    Lotte Lenya, Kurt Weill's widow, once told Teresa Stratas that "nobody can sing Weill's music better than you do" and offered the singer this set of previously unpublished songs to perform. The New York Times called it a "landmark" recording that "blended theatrical spunk with classical vocalism."

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Teresa Stratas, soprano
    Richard Woitach, piano

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Producer: Eric Salzman
    Recorded February 1982, Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC
    Engineer: Frank Laico
    Assistant Engineer: Jim Davis
    Edited at Sound Ideas, NYC
    Engineer: Barry Harris
    Assistant to the Producer: Susan Herl-Conroy
    Mastered by Terry Dunavan, Elektra Sound Recorders
    Musical materials edited by Lys Symonette

    Cover photo: Beth Bergman
    Art Direction: Ron Coro
    Design: Kathy Morphesis

    Production Supervisor: Keith Holzman