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Kurt Weill meets Las Vegas

  • Added: Mar 25, 2004
  • Length: 44:08
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
Kurt Weill wrote Threepenny Opera in German, but Marc Blitzstein’s brilliant english adaptation made it famous in New York. Hear Lotte Lenya and Lo...

Bought by WXXI, WDPR, KSJE, KDX Worldround Radio, KENW and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Langston Hughes, an enduring icon of the Harlem Renaissance, is best-known for his written work, which wedded his fierce dedication to social justi...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WDCB, WCAI / WNAN, Moab Public Radio, Northwest Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
In 1964, composer Marc Blitzstein was writing an opera about Sacco and Vanzetti. Immensely controversial, this project was cut short by tragedy. Fe...

Bought by WXXI, WDPR, KSJE, KDX Worldround Radio, KENW and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
In this episode, Guy Livingston tells the story of an opera, a missing symphony, and a stolen song. Featuring John Mauceri and the opera Regina, th...

Bought by WJFF, WXXI, WDPR, KSJE, KDX Worldround Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
This is the story of a great musician who embraced all the colorfulness of American life. Composer Marc Blitzstein has been largely forgotten, but ...

Bought by WJFF, WXXI, WDPR, KSJE, KDX Worldround Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9