History Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Composed Year 1884. Year 1885. Performances by Gustav Mahler First performance: Berlin, March 16, 1896, with the baritone Anton Sistermans ...
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Introduction Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen ('Songs of a Wayfarer') is a song cycle by Gustav Mahler on his own texts. The ...
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Lied 1: Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht
The first movement is entitled "Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht" ("When My Sweetheart is Married"), and the text discusses the ...
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Lied 2: Ging heut’ Morgen uber’s Feld
The second movement, "Ging heut Morgen übers Feld" ("I Went This Morning over the Field"), contains the happiest music of ...
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Lied 3: Ich hab’ ein gluhend Messer
The third movement is a full display of despair. Entitled "Ich hab'ein glühend Messer" ("I Have a Gleaming Knife"), the ...
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Lied 4: Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz
The final movement culminates in a resolution. The music, also reused in the First Symphony (in the Scherzo "Funeral March ...
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Woodwind 1 Bass clarinet Bb.  2 Bassoon.  3 Clarinet Bb.  2 Cor Anglais (English horn).   3 Flute.  2 Oboe.  1 ...
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