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Song by Song

Jul 21, 2021

Never lost for a conversation, Jo, Miranda, Martin and Sam take a look at the theatrical and political context of Waits's less-mannered song of longing. We return to some conversations from recent episodes, consider Kathleen Brennan's presence in these songs, and break SbS rules to revisit Lotte Lenya's presentation of the music of Kurt Weill.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Lost in the Harbour, Alice, Tom Waits (2002)
Lost In The Stars, Lost In The Stars, Lotte Lenya / Kurt Weill (1943)

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