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Author Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950.

Title The eternal road [sound recording] : highlights / Kurt Weill.

Imprint [Hong Kong] : Naxos, p2003.

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Description 1 sound disc (73 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011300
Series American classics
American classics (Naxos (Sound recording label))
Note Biblical-drama based on the Holy Scriptures and on a theatrical concept by Max Reinhart; original text by Franz Werfel; translated and adapted by Ludwig Lewisohn.
Language Sung in English.
Note "Milken Archive of American Jewish Music"--Container.
Performer Constance Hauman, soprano ; Barbara Rearick, Hanna Wollschl├Ąger, mezzo-sopranos ; Ian DeNolfo, Karl Dent, Vale Rideout, tenors ; Ted Christopher, James Maddalena, baritones ; Rundfunk-Kinderchor Berlin ; Ernst Senff Chor ; Rundfunk-Sinfieorchester Berlin ; Gerard Schwarz, conductor.
Note "Coproduction with DeutschlandRadio and the ROC Berlin-GmbH"--Container verso.
Event Recorded at the Jesus Christus Kirche, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 2001.
Note Ed. recorded: European American Music.
Compact disc.
Biographical notes on the composer and program notes by Neil W. Levin, biographical notes on the performers, and libretto in English (23 p.) inserted in container.
Contents From act I: The Patriarchs. Abraham and Isaac -- Jacob and the angel -- Jacob and Rachel -- The death of Jacob -- From act II: Moses. In Egypt, Miriam and Moses -- Moses receives the commandments, The dance around the golden calf -- The Beam, Moses -- Moses addresses the people -- Moses gives the commandments, The death of Moses -- From act III: The Kings. Naomi and Ruth -- Ruth and Boaz -- From Act IV: The Prophets. Isaiah and Jeremiah -- The streets of Jerusalem -- Jeremiah -- Chananiah the false prophet, The mob attacks Jeremiah -- Transformation, Finale.
Subject Oratorios -- Excerpts.
Jews -- Songs and music.
Added Author Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945. Librettist.
Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943.
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955.
Hauman, Constance. Performer.
Rearick, Barbara. Performer.
Wollschl├Ąger, Hanna. Performer.
Denolfo, Ian, 1967- Performer.
Dent, Karl. Performer.
Rideout, Vale. Performer.
Christopher, Ted. Performer.
Maddalena, James. Performer.
Schwarz, Gerard, 1947- Conductor.
Rundfunk-Kinderchor Berlin. Performer.
Ernst-Senff-Chor. Performer.
Berliner Rundfunk. Sinfonie-Orchester. Performer.
Milken Archive of American Jewish Music.
Added Title Eternal road. Selections
Standard No. 636943940228
Music No. 8.559402 Naxos