History Symphony No. 2
Composed Year 1888 Year 1889 Year 1890 Year 1891 Year 1892 Year 1893 Year 1894 Performances by Gustav Mahler 1895 ...
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Introduction Symphony No. 2
"Resurrection" (in German "Auferstehungs-symphonie"). The ink was barely dry on the score of his First Symphony in 1888 when Mahler ...
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Manuscript Symphony No. 2
This page is about the manuscript only. More about Symphony No. 2. “I don’t think there has been a musical object ...
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Movement 1: Allegro maestoso: Mit durchaus ernstem und feierlichem Ausdruck
Based on the poem Todtenfeier by Adam Mickiewicz. With deeply serious and solemn expression. With this funeral march and the ...
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Movement 2: Andante moderato. Sehr gemächlich
Very leisurely. Never hurry. Two sections alternate in this idyllic movement, so different in style, atmosphere and scale from the ...
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Movement 3: In ruhig fliessender Bewegung
Scherzo bases on Gustav Mahlers' Lied 6: Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt (Des Knaben Wunderhorn, 1892-1898). See Arnold Bocklin (1827-1901). With a gently ...
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Movement 4: "Urlicht". Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht
Also in Des Knaben Wunderhorn, 12 songs (1892-1898) - Lied 11: Urlicht Primeval Light. Very solemn but simple (In the manner of ...
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Movement 5: "Aufersteh'n". Im Tempo des Scherzos. Wild herausfahrend
At the same speed as the Scherzo. In a wild outburst. The Scherzo's "cry of despair" is recalled, then answered ...
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Woodwind 1 Bass clarinet Bb. Solo in Movement 1: Allegro maestoso: Mit durchaus ernstem und feierlichem Ausdruck and Movement 5: "Aufersteh'n". Im Tempo ...
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Year 1888: 01-06-1888 Start working on Todtenfeier. Year 1888: 08-07-1888 First version, incomplete version of Todtenfeier. Year 1888: Completion sketches Todtenfeier in Jihlava. Year 1891: ...
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