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Why Mahler? How One Man and Ten Symphonies Changed Our World

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ISBN-10: 140009657X

ISBN-13: 9781400096572

Edition: N/A

Authors: Norman Lebrecht

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List price: $18.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.550

Norman Lebrecht is the author of nine books on music, including The Maestro Myth and The Companion to Twentieth-Century Music. He lives in London with his family.

Preface: After Mahler, Another Deluge?
Introduction: Desperately Seeking Mahler
Why Mahler?
Some Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Mahler?: The Life and Times
Living in a Nowhere Land (1860-1875)
City of Dreams (1875-1887)
A Symphony Like the World (1887-1891)
Rise Again (1891-1894)
What Love Tells Me (1895-1897)
A Taste of Power (1897-1900)
The Most Beautiful Girl in Vienna (1901)
Small Interludes of Happiness (1902-1906)
Three Hammerblows (1907)
Discovering America (1907-1910)
"To Live for You, To Die for You" (1910-1911)
After Mahler (1911-2010)
Whose Mahler?
A Question of Interpretation
How to Mahler
Finding the Key to a Private Space
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index