History Symphony No. 9
Composed Year 1909. 02-09-1909 Toblach: Completes draft orchestral score of Symphony No. 9. Performances by Gustav Mahler None. The work ...
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Symphony No. 9 by Gustav Mahler was written between 1908 and 1909, and was the last symphony he completed. Though ...
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Listening Guide - Symphony No. 9
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Movement 1: Andante comodo
The first movement embraces a loose sonata form. The key areas provide a continuation of the tonal juxtaposition displayed in ...
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The second movement is a series of dances, and opens with a rustic Ländler, which becomes distorted to the point ...
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Movement 3: Rondo-Burleske: Allegro assai. Sehr trotzig
The third movement, in the form of a rondo, displays the final maturation of Mahler's contrapuntal skills. It opens with ...
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Movement 4: Adagio. Sehr langsam und noch zuruckhaltend
The final movement, marked zurückhaltend ("very slowly and held back"; literally, "reservedly"), opens with only strings. Commentators have noted the ...
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Woodwind 1 Bass clarinet Bb.  4 Bassoon. Solo in Movement 3: Rondo-Burleske: Allegro assai. Sehr trotzig. 3 Clarinet A.  3 Clarinet ...
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