Its companion piece is Der Neinsager (He Said No ).
Weill also identifies the piece, following Brecht's development of the experimental form, as a Lehrstück, or 'learning-play'.
Brecht subsequently revised the text twice, the final version, including Der Neinsager, being without music.
|Role||Voice type||Premiere Cast,|
23 June 1930
(Conductor: Fritz Busch)
|First student||treble or tenor|
|Second student||treble or tenor|
|Third student||treble or baritone|
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