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Symonette, Lys

Overview
Works: 92 works in 152 publications in 5 languages and 1,752 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Drama  Western plays  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Musical settings  Bibliography  Biography  Archives  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Performer, Arranger, Lyricist, Translator, Interviewer, Interviewee, Other, Annotator, Singer
Classifications: ML50.W42, 832.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lys Symonette
 
Most widely held works by Lys Symonette
Speak low (when you speak love) : the letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya by Kurt Weill( Book )

14 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters are filled with artistic news, reactions to world events, reports on work-in-progress, and reflections on the creative process and the experience of exile. We get a backstage view of German music and theater, the American musical theater in the late thirties and forties, and the Hollywood studios. Together Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya have come to symbolize what was most vibrant about the experiment of Weimar culture in the Golden Twenties and what was most vital among the contributions to American culture by Central European emigres
The unknown Kurt Weill : a collection of 14 songs by Kurt Weill( )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefe an die Familie (1914-1950) by Kurt Weill( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rilkelieder (1921) : 3 songs for voice and piano on poems by Rainer Maria Rilke by Kurt Weill( )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music for Johnny Johnson by Kurt Weill( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sprich leise wenn du Liebe sagst : der Briefwechsel Kurt Weill/Lotte Lenya by Kurt Weill( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the life : and other unrecorded songs by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Weill's Der Jasager : an opera in two acts based upon a Japanese Noh play by Kurt Weill( Recording )

1 edition published in 1956 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Silbersee by Kurt Weill( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Silbersee: Ein Wintermärchen in drei Akten. Libretto: Georg Kaiser
The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya : Yale University Music Library, archival collection MSS 30 by Yale University( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Jasager ; an opera in two acts [based upon an ancient Japanese noh play] by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in German and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Jasager : an opera in two acts based upon a Japanese noh play by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published in 1956 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unknown Kurt Weill (1900-1950) a collection of 14 songs : as sung by Teresa Stratas by Kurt Weill( )

6 editions published in 1982 in 4 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unknown Kurt Weill : a collection of 14 songs as sung by Teresa Stratas by Kurt Weill( )

2 editions published in 1982 in German and Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voor vrouwenstem en piano
The unknown Kurt Weill a collection of 14 songs by Kurt Weill( )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in German and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Mahagonny, where sin is 'in' and love is always on sale. This Old West boomtown rises from the desert to become a razzle-dazzle mecca for lust and the pursuit of pleasure, where cash is king and poverty is punishable by death
An oral history interview with Maurice Abravanel / recording and transcript by Maurice Abravanel( )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abravanel begins the discussion by recounting his memories of early performances of Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, and goes on to talk about Weill's opera Die Bürgschaft at some length. He tells stories about Weill's brief stay in Paris and the genesis of Die sieben Todsünden. Throughout the interview he reminisces about several of Weill's collaborators, most notably Bertolt Brecht and Maxwell Anderson. He also spends time discussing Weill's compositional methods and the state of American musical theater. A good part of the interview is devoted to identifying names unearthed from Weill and Lenya's correspondence and papers
Kurt Weill : ein Film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Kurt Weill, including interviews with his contemporaries, scholars, and performances of Weill's songs
The unknown Kurt Weill : a collection of 14 songs as sung by Teresa Stratas by Kurt Weill( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'm a stranger here myself : Kurt Weill in America by Kurt Weill( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews and performances form a portrait of Kurt Weill's life and work in the United States; includes, in addition to live performances, archival recordings of the composer singing selections from Firebrand of Florence and One touch of Venus
 
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Speak low (when you speak love) : the letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Alternative Names
Bert Lys

Bert, Lys 1914-2005

Lys Symonette American woman composer

Lys Symonette Amerikaans vrouwelijk componist (-2005)

Symonette Lys Bert

Weinschenk, Bertlies.

Weinschenk, Bertlies 1914-2005

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