WorldCat Identities

Symonette, Lys

Overview
Works: 98 works in 167 publications in 5 languages and 1,822 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Musical settings  Catalogs  Bibliography  Archives  Sources  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Editor, Performer, Arranger, Lyricist, Translator, Interviewer, Interviewee, Other, Author, Annotator, Singer
Classifications: ML410.W395, B
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 628 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( )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voor vrouwenstem en piano
Briefe an die Familie (1914-1950) by Kurt Weill( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music for Johnny Johnson by Kurt Weill( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 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

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

Ofrah's Lieder : (1916) : song-cycle after five poems by Jehuda Halevi by Kurt Weill( )

3 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silverlake by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in German and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silverlake. Joel Grey, William Neill, Elizabeth Hynes, Elaine Bonazzi, Jack Harrold. Julius Rudel, conductor. New York City Opera and chorus
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 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

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

Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny; opera in 3 acts by Kurt Weill( Book )

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

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

Kurt Weill's career is the focus of this interview. Abravanel recalls Weill as a young, struggling composer and teacher before his operatic successes. He also discusses Weill's reception in France and the U.S. Along the way he gives many insights into Weill's character, habits, and favorite composers. Most of Weill's compositions are at least mentioned, particulary the early performance history of Mahagonny. He closes the interview talking about Weill's relations with Lotte Lenya and Bertolt Brecht
Kurt Weill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 years after Kurt Weill's birth, Dessau-born filmmaker Sven Düfer cinematically reconstructs the biography of this composer, utilizing archival footage, interviews with individuals who knew him and artists who performed his compositions
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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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