This unlicensed German compilation of music composed by Kurt Weill presents on its two discs the two parts of Weill's career, the first devoted to period recordings of his work in Germany in the late 1920s and early '30s (with most of the singing in German), and the second given over to his American period when he wrote Broadway musicals. The collection begins with the 1930 studio cast recording of Die Dreigroschenoper (aka The Threepenny Opera ), featuring members of the original Berlin cast, among them Weill's wife ...