2016-09-16

supply and demand: dagmar krause sings bertolt brecht, hanns eisler and kurt weill (1986; cd-version with ten bonus tracks)

born as a city preacher, raised in good id-company with inga rumpf and rereborn as henry the happy slapping cow, german singer dagmar krause (coyned after some harth days with the goebbels knights) released her first solosolo-album in 1986 singing songs of bertolt brecht, set to music by the german avantgarde composers hanns eisler and kurt weill between 1927 and 1943.
on this-here occasion dagmar krause can be heard with richard thompson on guitars, jason osborn on piano, danny thompson on bass, john harle andandy findon on woodwinds, roger williams on trombone and tuba, howard evans on trumpet, paul wickens on synthesizer, jack emblow on accordian, adrian levine on violin, david newby on cello, and joe gallivan on percussion; all of them can be found on discogs, as you might have guessed.
so listen:

01 - song von der ware $
02 - grabrede §
03 - deutsche miserere $
04 - o falladah, die du hangest $
05 - alabama song §
06 - hollywood elegies $
07 - surabaya johnny §
08 - moritat (ballade von mackie messer) §
09 - barbara-song §&
10 - kanonen-song §&
11 - matrosen-tango §
12 - die ballade von der höllenlili §
13 - das lied von der moldau $
14 - im gefängnis zu singen $ (listen directly in you browser)
15 - ostersonntag 1935 $
16 - zu potsdam unter den eichen §
17 - der song von der mandelay §
18 - benares-song §
19 - supply & demand $&
20 - epitaph 1919 §&
21 - german miserere $& (listen directly in you browser)
22 - surabaya johnny §&
23 - song of the moldau $& (listen directly in you browser)
24 - pavel's prison song $&
25 - easter sunday 1935 $&
26 - in potsdam 'unter den eichen' §&

all lyrics by bertolt brecht; § composition kurt weill; $ composition hanns eisler; & bonus track, not included with the original vinyl release, recorded at the same session in 1986.

(mp3 / all scans and lyrics included / direct download)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks rvd.
Sounds very interesting!
Jan )Netherlands)

icastico said...

A blast from the past. Haven't heard this in decades. Lovely.