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The Mahler companion

Author: Donald Mitchell; Andrew Nicholson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This gathering of international Mahler specialists writes about Mahler's music from a variety of standpoints. Chapters document the international reach of the composer's own symphonies and song  Read more...

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Named Person: Gustav Mahler; Gustav Mahler; Gustav Mahler; Gustav Mahler; Gustav Mahler; Gustav Mahler
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Mitchell; Andrew Nicholson
ISBN: 0198163762 9780198163763
OCLC Number: 40305580
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: xviii, 633 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Gustav Mahler's Vienna / Leon Botstein --
The earliest completed works : a voyage towards the First Symphony : Das klagende Lied, Lieder und Gesänge, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen and the First Symphony / John Williamson --
Mahler and Des knaben Wunderhorn / Paul Hamburger --
Todtenfeier and the Second Symphony / Edward R. Reilly --
Mahler and Germany / Morten Solvik --
Mahler and France / Henry-Louis de la Grange --
Mahler and Debussy : transcendence and emotion / Gérard Pesson --
A stranger's story : programmes, politics and Mahler's Third Symphony / Peter Franklin --
'Swallowing the programme' : Mahler's fourth Symphony / Donald Mitchell --
Mahler's 'Kammermusikton' : Kindertotenlieder, Mahler and the Chamber Orchestra, the two last 'Wunderhorn' songs / Donald Mitchell --
Eternity or nothingness? Mahler's Fifth Symphony / Donald Mitchell --
Mahler and Holland / Eveline Nikkels --
The Rückert Lieder / Stephen E. Hefling --
The Sixth Symphony / David Matthews --
The Seventh Symphony / Peter Revers --
Mahler in Prague (1908) / Donald Mitchell --
The Eighth Symphony / John Williamson ; Appendix : an unpublished letter / Andrew Nicholson --
Mahler in America / Edward R. Reilly --
Das Lied von der Erde ; The Ninth symphony / Stephen E. Hefling --
The Tenth Symphony / Colin Matthews --
Wagner, Lipiner and the 'Purgatorio' / David Matthews --
Mahler and Russia / Inna Barsova --
Mahler and Japan / Kenji Aoyagi --
Mahler in London in 1892 / Andrew Nicholson --
The Mahler renaissance in England : its origins and chronology / Donald Mitchell --
Mahler and the great tradition : then and now / Wilfrid Mellers --
Mahler's smile : a memoir of his daughter Anna Mahler (1904-88) / Albrecht Joseph [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Donald Mitchell & Andrew Nicholson.
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