Composed Year 1901 Year 1902 Performances by Gustav Mahler 1904 Concert Cologne 18-10-1904 - Symphony No. 5 (Premiere). 1905 Concert ...
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Introduction Symphony No. 5
The Symphony No. 5 by Gustav Mahler was composed in 1901 and 1902, mostly during the summer months at Mahler's ...
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Movement 1: Trauermarsch (Funeral March). In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt
The both first movements are in the tragic and gloomy keys of c-sharp minor resp. a minor; The only programmatic ...
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Movement 2: Stürmisch bewegt, mit größter Vehemenz
Moving stormily, with the greatest vehemence. a minor. The second movement starts tumultuously and pushing forward in the key of ...
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Movement 3: Scherzo. Kräftig, nicht zu schnell
D major. Horn solo. As second part of the symphony follows the above mentioned third movement, the Scherzo. Totally unexpected, ...
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Movement 4: Adagietto. Sehr langsam
F major. Willem Mengelberg (1871-1951) wrote notes on "Spitzentechnik" on the front cover of the score of symphony no. 5, a ...
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Movement 5: Rondo-Finale. Allegro - Allegro giocoso. Frisch
D major. Finally, the fifth movement is amazing; a long and continued tone of the F horn gives the signal ...
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Woodwind 1 Bass clarinet Bb.  3 Bassoon.  3 Clarinet Bb.  1 Contra bassoon. Solo in Movement 2: Stürmisch bewegt, mit größter ...
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