Symphony No.8 'Symphony of a Thousand'
By (author) Gustav Mahler
Gustav Mahler by Gustav Mahler
Book DescriptionWidely regarded as the crowning achievement of his career, Mahler's Symphony No. 8 received overwhelming recognition at its first performance, conducted by the composer in Munich on September 12, 1910.A massive, complex work that integrates on a truly grand scale the musical ideas, forms, and media that dominated Mahler's creative life, the symphony in two great sections is scored for orchestra, eight solo voices, double chorus, boys' choir, and organ, with the words for the first section taken from the medieval Latin hymn "Veni, Creator Spiritus." The text of the second part is from the final scene of Goethe's "Faust."Students, performers, and all lovers of Mahler's monumental orchestral works will welcome the addition of this fine, conveniently sized edition to their library of great scores."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486419084
(210mm x 146mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Gustav Mahler
Austrian composer and conductor Gustav Mahler (1860 1911) wrote chiefly symphonies and "Lieder. "Late Romantic in style, his tempestuous works reflect the anxious mood of Europe at the turn of the 20th century. Because of his Jewish roots, the composer'smusic was suppressed by the Nazis but has enjoyed a steady revival over the past five decades."
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