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  1. Gustav Mahler: Symphony No.2 in C minor ('Resurrection') Not content with stretching the orchestra to its limit, Mahler clearly fancied a challenge when composing his Symphony No.2 in the late s. His triumphant symphonic debut, the ‘Titan’, had called for many more instruments than was the norm, so for his follow-up he decided to go one.
  2. Symphony No.2 The 'Resurrection' revised March Each of the three "Wunderhorn" symphonies (2, 3 and 4) uses one of Mahler’s song settings from that collection of German folk poetry as a kind of "beating heart" to the whole work.
  3. The title Resurrection has, understandably enough, led to the inference on some parts that Mahler composed this symphony on a religious impulse, and to those unacquainted with the work its presentation at this time of year must suggest even more pointedly a celebration of the Easter theme. This, however, was not a factor in Mahler's composing the work, and is not part of its substance.
  4. One of the last great composers in the Austro-Germanic tradition, Gustav Mahler (–) created nine symphonies (the now-legendary Symphony No. 10 was left unfinished) that explored far-reaching, innovative, and visionary approaches to melody, tonal organization, and formal structure/5(1).
  5. Mahler’s Resurrection symphony is basically great, and we’re about to tell you precisely why. When Gustav Mahler, the speccy oddball with the huge ambitions and the knack for bluster and religious confusion, wrote his second symphony, it was clear that its .
  6. Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor "Resurrection", an album by Gustav Mahler, Leonard Bernstein on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.
  7. Symphony No. 2 in C Minor ‘Resurrection’ Gustav Mahler b. Kalischt, Bohemia / July 7, ; d. Vienna, Austria / May 18, The striking compound of optimism and neurosis found in Mahler’s music has made him one of the most popular composers of our time.
  8. Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 2 in C Minor (Resurrection) Composer Category: Orchestral Symphony. Work Style: Romantic (Late) Symphony No. 2 in C Minor (Resurrection) Symphony Play. 4. Symphony No. 1 in D Major (Titan) 26 Symphony Play. 5. Symphony No. 3. 21 Symphony Play. Top Symphony Works See All. 1.
  9. Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection' The Symphony No. 2 by Gustav Mahler, known as the Resurrection Symphony, was written between and , and first performed in Apart from theEighth Symphony, this symphony was Mahler's most popular and .

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