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(1880) Das klagende Lied, 3 songs
History Das klagende Lied
Composed Year 1880 (original version in three movements). Performances by Gustav Mahler 1901 Concert Vienna 17-02-1901 - Das klagende Lied (Premiere) ...
Introduction Das klagende Lied
Das klagende Lied is a work in which Mahler comes closest to the opera. This is because the composition is ...
Lied 1: Waldmarchen (Forest Legend)
A beautiful, but proud queen would like to get married but do not know who. She conceives of a competition: ...
Lied 2: Der Spielmann (The Minstrel)
A minstrel that runs through the forest finds a bone under a tree, and cuts a flute. When he plays ...
Lied 3: Hochzeitsstuck (Wedding Piece)
On the day that the minstrel arrives at the castle there is just a party going on for the occasion ...
Orchestration Das klagende Lied
Woodwind 1 Bass clarinet B. 3 Bassoon. 2 Clarinet A. 2 Clarinet B. 1 Contra bassoon. 1 Cor Anglais (English ...