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Kurt Weill

Street Scenes

SubtitleConcert suite from Street Scene
Text AuthorLangston Hughes
Text AuthorElmer Rice
Instrumentation1 (picc).1.3 (bcl).1;; harp, piano (celesta), timpani & percussion, strings

I. A summer evening Introduction Blues ("Marble and a Star") Scene and Aria ("Somehow I Never Could Believe") Arioso ("Lonely House") Scene and Song ("Wouldn't You Like to Be on Broadway?") Cavatina and Scene ("What Good Would the Moon Be?") Aria ("Let Things Be Like They Always Was") Duet ("Remember that I Care") Finaletto II. The next day Introduction Trio ("There'll Be Trouble") Lament ("Now Love and Death") Finale ("I Loved Her, Too")


Lyric soprano, dramatic soprano, lyric tenor, Broadway baritone, bass-baritone, (optional mixed chorus)

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