Die Moritat von Mackie Messer

In 1998 my little brother embarked upon his Grade 5 TCL violin exam. One of his pieces was an arrangement of the ‘Tango-Ballad’ from Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s Die Dreigroschenoper. We invested in a CD of Die Dreigroschenoper, the 1958 recording from the Afifo Studio, Tempelhof Berlin, with Lotte Lenya.  In retrospect, the ‘Tango-Ballad’ was a louche choice of arrangement … More Die Moritat von Mackie Messer