Mahler - Gustav Mahler(1860-1911 Symphony No 1(composed...

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Gustav Mahler (1860-1911); Symphony No. 1 (composed 1885-1888): movement 3 First performance: Budapest, 1889 Symphonic poem in two parts: Part one: 1. Introduction and Allegro 2. Andante 3. Scherzo Part Two: 4. À la Pompes Funèbres 5. Molto appassionato Title page of revised edition, Hamburg, 1893 Symphony “Titan” in five movements Part one “From the Days of Youth”: 1. “Spring without an end” 2. “Blumine” 3. “Under full sail” Part two: “ The Human Comedy” 4. “Funeral march” 5. “From Hell to heaven” Mahler provided journalists with the following description, which he said underlay the funeral march movement: “the basic inspiration for [the third movement] was found by the author in a humorous engraving, well known to all Austrian children: ‘The Huntsman's Funeral,’ from an old book of fairy tales. The forest animals accompany the dead hunter’s coffin to the grave. Hares carry the banner. In front of them march a group of Bohemian musicians, accompanied by singing cats, toads, crows, etc. Stags, deer, foxes, and other four-legged and feathered animals follow the funeral procession in all kinds of farcical positions. Vienna, 1900
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