As one of the most popular classical composers in the performance repertoire of professional and amateur orchestras and choirs across the world, Gustav Mahler continues to generate significant interest, and the global appetite for his music, and for
First published in English in 1980, this important early memoir of Gustav Mahler is by Natalie Bauer-Lechner, a viola player and close and devoted friend of Mahler until his marriage to Alma Schindler in 1902.
In this Festschrift for Donald Mitchell, the foremost authority on the life and works of Gustav Mahler and Benjamin Britten, distinguished composers, scholars, colleagues, and friends from around the world have written on aspects of these two composers … Read More
Vielschichtiger Blick auf Mahlers zehn Sinfonien. Der Dirigent Michael Gielen erläutert im Gespräch mit Paul Fiebig sein Bild des Komponisten Mahler. Dabei stellt er Mahlers Sinfonien, ihre Form, Struktur, Zusammenhänge und ihren musikalischen Gehalt anschaulich dar.
Irony, one of the most basic, pervasive, and variegated of rhetorical tropes, is as fundamental to musical thought as it is to poetry, prose, and spoken language. In this wide-ranging study of musical irony, … Read More
No one doubts that Gustav Mahler’s tenure at the Vienna Court Opera from 1897 1907 was made extremely unpleasant by the antisemitic press. The great biographer, Henry Louis de La Grange, acknowledges that ‘it must be said that … Read More
This volume is intended to clarify the formidable task of learning and conducting a Mahler symphony for the first time. Each of the three chapters addressing the Symphony No. 1 in D major, the Symphony No. 2 … Read More