A Conductor's Guide to Symphonies I, II and III of Gustav Mahler (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 60)

A Conductor's Guide to Symphonies I, II and III of Gustav Mahler (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 60)

By: Michael J. Esselstrom (author)Hardback

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This text seeks to provide insights into Symphonies I-III of Gustav Mahler as well as a basis for discussion about them. Brief historical context is provided, and an instrumentation list and phrasal analysis precede the discussion of each movement.

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Contents

Symphony No 1, D major - historical background and programmatic information: First Movement/Langsam, schleppend, instrumentation, form, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, - original Second Movement/Blumine (flowers)/andante allegretto - historical background, instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conduction commentary, Second Movement/Kraftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell - historical background, instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Third Movement/Feierlich und bemessen, ohne zu schleppen - programmatic information, instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary; Symphony No 2, C minor "Resurrection" - historical background: First Movement/ allegro maestoso - instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Second Movement/andante moderato -programmatic information, instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Third Movement/In ruhig fliessender bewegung - Anthony of Padua's Fish Sermon (song from Mahler's "Des Knaben Wunderhorn"), programmatic information, instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Fourth Movement/"Urlicht" - translation of the text, instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Fifth Movement/I Tempo des Scherzo - Wild herausfahrend - allegro energico - Langsam misterioso - instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary; Symphony No 3, D minor - historical background and programmatic information:First Movement/Kraftig Entschiedenn - instrumentation, form, phrasal, conducting commentary, Second Movement/Tempo di Menuetto Sehr massig - programmatic information, form, instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Third Movement/Comodo scherzando Ohne Hast - programmatic information, instrumentation, form, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Fourth Movement/Sehr langsam misterioso - programmatic information, instrumentation, form, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Fifth Movement/Lustig i tempo und keck i Ausdruck - programmatic information, instrumentation, form, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary, Sixth Movement/Langsam Ruhewoll Empfunden - background information, form, instrumentation, phrasal analysis, conducting commentary.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/06/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780773484009
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 340
  • ID: 9780773484009
  • ISBN10: 0773484000

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