Tag Archives: Gustav Mahler

Second Thoughts

Next month I will be attending one of the subscription concerts performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.  My free time is frankly, very limited, but I still find it so very important to attend live music whenever possible.  There are … Continue reading

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Rondo-Finale

“The Fifth is an accursed work.  No one gets the point” Gustav Mahler I think Gustav may have been a little hard on himself in this case.  The form of the last movement is surely difficult to describe.  Well, maybe … Continue reading

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Adagietto

“Strange enough Mahler took note of me immediately; not only because of my face, which could be called beautiful at the time, but also because of my sharp, tense manner.  He looked at me through his glasses long and searchingly.” … Continue reading

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