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Weill: Songs De L'opera De Quat'sous / Duo D'accordéons


Release Date: 09/27/2004 
Label:  Skarbo   Catalog #: 4989   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Kurt WeillPascal Le Pennec
Performer:  Pascal Le PennecPhilippe Borecek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

John Gay, wrote 'The Beggar's Opera' in 1728, but it is 200 years later that a version reworked by Kurt Weill that is best remembered. Together with Bertold Brecht, Weill continued to work on the theme, culminating with his best known work, 'The Three-Penny Opera.'
In his 'Beggar's Opera,' Weill created new text to accompany the original score. The music was traditional British, a style he emulated when fitting new music to old texts for 'The Three-Penny Opera.' It is a style fitting to many interpretations, as affecting of music connoisseurs as to the occasional listener.
Accordionists Pascal Le Pennec and Philippe Borocek adapted the music for their instruments, providing a remarkably homey and nostalgic interpretation. The several
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Works on This Recording

1.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Overture by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion), Philippe Borecek (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
2.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Die Moritat von Mackie Messer "Mack the knife" by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion), Philippe Borecek (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
3.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Morgenchoral des Peachum by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
4.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Anstatt dass-Song by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
5.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Seerauber-Jenny by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion), Philippe Borecek (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
6.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Kanonensong by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
7.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Love Song by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
8.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Barbara Song by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
9.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Dreigroschenfinale I by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
10.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Polly's Lied by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
11.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Tango Ballad "Zuhälterballade" by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
12.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Ballade vom angenehmen Leben by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
13.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Eifersuchtsduett by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
14.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Dreigroschenfinale II "Wovon lebt der Mensch" by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
15.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Salomon Song by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
16.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Lied von der Unzulänglichkeit menschlichen Strebens by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
17.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Rus aus der Gruft by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
18.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Grabschrift by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
19.
Die Dreigroschenoper: Verfolgt das Unrecht nicht zu sehr by Kurt Weill
Performer:  Philippe Borecek (Accordion), Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pascal Le Pennec 
20.
Suite sur les Airs de L'Opéra du Gueux by Pascal Le Pennec
Performer:  Pascal Le Pennec (Accordion), Philippe Borecek (Accordion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duo D'Accordéons
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 14 Minutes 10 Secs. 

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