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Title: ... The World Listened
Otros títulos: ... El Mundo Escuchó
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Gustav Mahler; Jard van Nes; Women of the Netherlands Radio Choir; Boy's Choir from St. Bavo Cathedral, Haarlen; Wiener Philharmoniker; Bernard Haitink
Código CDU: Ma.11
Forma Musical: Symphonies
Abstract: "Imagine the universe beginning to sing and resound," Mahler wrote of his Symphony No. 8, the "Symphony of a Thousand." "It is no longer human voices; it is planets and suns revolving." Mahler was late Romantic music's ultimate big thinker. In his own lifetime he was generally regarded as a conductor who composed on the side, producing huge, bizarre symphonies accepted only by a cult following. Born in 1860, in Kalischt, Bohemia, he came from a middle-class family. He entered the Vienna Conservatory in 1875, studying piano, harmony, and composition in a musically conservative atmosphere. Nevertheless, he became a supporter of Wagner and Bruckner, both of whose works he would later conduct frequently, and became part of a social circle interested in socialism, Nietzschean philosophy, and pan-Germanism. Around 1880, he began conducting and wrote his first mature work, Das klagende Lied. Mahler's conducting career advanced rapidly, moving him from Kassel to Prague to Leipzig to Budapest; ...


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1. Symphony No. ... I Kräftig. Entschieden.mp3 33:18 45.65Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Symphony No. ... i mimuetto. Sehr mäbig.mp3 9:39 13.23Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Symphony No. ... Scherzando. ohne Hast.mp3 16:22 22.43Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4 & 5. Symphony ... stig im tempo und keck.mp3 13:26 18.42Mb MPEG Audio mp3
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