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Introduction Des Knaben Wunderhorn, 12 songs
Ludwig Achim von Arnim (1781-1831). Clemens Brentano (1778-1842). Mahler set a total of fourteen large-scale songs with orchestral accompaniment to ...
Der Schildwache Nachtlied is a complex military-style song with trumpet calls and drum rolls, but it is also a dialogue ...
Lied 10: Lob des hohen Verstandes
Lob des hohen Verstandes is, like the Fischpredigt, a satirical song. It is of a jolly nature, describing a singing ...
Lied 11: Urlicht
Also in Symphony No. 2 - Movement 4: "Urlicht". Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht. Text Lied 11: Urlicht written in 1905 ...
Also in Symphony No. 3 - Movement 5: Lied 2: Lustig im Tempo und keck im Ausdruck: Bimm bamm. Es sungen ...
Verlorene Müh' is another dialogue song, and it is in the distinctive Swabian dialect. It is a sort of fruitless ...
Lied 3: Trost im Ungluck
Trost im Unglück describes the feelings of somebody trying to move past a lost or rejected love, comforting himself with ...
Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht? is another pastoral setting and, as Verlorene Müh'; it is in 3/8 meter. It is ...
Lied 5: Das irdische Leben
Das irdische Leben is a grim little piece, perhaps providing the negative counterpart to Das himmlische Leben, the song that ...
Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt, in 3/8 time, is best known as the source for the music of the scherzo ...
Rheinlegendchen is perhaps the most tender of the settings and, as many others of a pastoral nature, employs a 3/8 ...
Lied des Verfolgten im Turm is very similar to Der Schildwache Nachtlied, but now the protagonist is a prisoner. Again, ...
Wo die schönen Trompetten blasen is another rather sad, but achingly beautiful song. This song combines elements of the military ...
Woodwind 3 Bassoon.  2 Clarinet A.  2 Clarinet Bb.  1 Cor Anglais (English horn).   2 Flute.  2 Oboe.  1 Piccolo.  ...