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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (the Song of the Earth)_

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ISBN-10: 0521475341

ISBN-13: 9780521475341

Edition: 2000

Authors: Stephen E. Hefling

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Since its premire Mahlers Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) has been widely regarded as his finest masterpiece - the most Mahleresque of his works, according to his friend and disciple, the conductor Bruno Walter. As Mahler himself wrote to Walter when the draft score was finished, I believe it is the most personal thing I have yet created. Das Lied was written in the wake of three catastrophic events that shook the foundations of Mahlers life in 1907, and like all his earlier works, it is deeply influenced by the composers personal and philosophical worldview. The opening chapter, Background: Mahlers Symphonic Worlds before 1908, sets the stage for a study of the works genesis,…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/11/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 174
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Background: Mahler�s �Symphonic Worlds� before 1908
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