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A LISTENING GUIDE TO DISCOVER RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY BY WEILL

Through this listening guide, discover Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny by Kurt Weill, a new production of the Festival d'Aix staged by Ivo van Hove and directed by Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Musical extracts from Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny. Sony version directed by Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg and recorded in Hamburg in 1956.

Singers:
Gisela Litz (Leokadja Begbick)
Lotte Lenya (Jenny Hill)
Heinz Sauerbaum(Jim (Jimmy) Mahoney)

Realisation: Louis Geisler and Guillaume Mariotti.

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