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Brecht, Bertolt

Summary: Play concerning the latter period of the life of Galileo Galilei. Unrelenting in his search for "simple truth", Galileo shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. Under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, he argues for his very life in a passionate debate over science, politics, religion and ethics that resonates to this day.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L. A. Theatre Works 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 832.912 BRE

Summary: An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alive Mind 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF THE

Weill, Kurt

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmonia Mundi France 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL WEI

Weill, Kurt

Contents: The seven deadly sins (Prolog = Prologue (3:51) ; Faulheit = Sloth (3:57) ; Stolz = Pride (4:50) ; Zorn = Anger (4:53) ; Völlerei = Gluttony (3:32) ; Unzucht = Lust (5:22) ; Habsucht = Covetousness (3:02) ; Neid = Envy (4:32) ; Epilog = Epilogue (1:30)) -- Alabama song (2:54) -- The ballad of sexual dependency (2:37) -- Bilbao song (5:04) -- Pirate Jenny (4:47)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Reverso 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK FAI

Summary: "Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The threepenny opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities. With a palpable evocation of corruption and dread, set to Weill's irresistible score, The threepenny opera remains a benchmark of early sound cinema." -- container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA THR

Various authors.

Contents: To the lighthouse / Virginia Woolf. -- The metamorphosis / Franz Kafka. -- The prussian officer / D. H. Lawrence. -- The waste land / T.S. Eliot. -- Mourning becomes electra / Eugene O'Neill. -- The great gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald. -- A rose for Emily / William Faulkner. -- Mother courage and her children / Bertolt Brecht. -- The short happy life of Francis Macomber / Ernest Hemingway. --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EncyclopŒdia Britannica 1990

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: SC Lit

Weill, Kurt

Contents: Intro : from Mahagonny Songspiel (Steve Weisberg) -- The ballad of Mac the Knife : from The threepenny opera (Sting and Dominic Muldowney) -- The cannon song : from The threepenny opera (Fowler Brothers with Stanard Ridgway) -- Ballad of the soldier's wife (Marianne Faithfull and Chris Spedding) -- Johnny Johnson medley: Overture ; Johnny's melody ; Aggie's sewing machine (Van Dyke Parks) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: A & M 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK WEI

Weill, Kurt

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Decca 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM THR