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The Mahler Symphonies Guided Tour: Das Lied von der Erde II – The Lonely Man in Autumn

This next song is the equivalent of a slow movement in a symphony. It’s quiet, meditative and an exercise in stillness. This is partly a result of the words. noch 428 Wörter

Classical Music

OSM review: Mahler never fails

Permit me to bore you with my Mahler theory before discussing the specific case of the Third Symphony as performed in the Maison symphonique by the OSM under Zubin Mehta. noch 435 Wörter


Review: Chandos Orchestra's "Resurrection" Symphony

The Birmingham Post isn’t always able to post online everything that I’ve written for its print edition, so – after a suitable time lag (you should really go out and buy the paper!) – I’ll be posting my recent reviews here. noch 279 Wörter

The Mahler Symphonies Guided Tour: Das Lied von der Erde I - The Drinking Song of the Earth's Sorrow

I’ve decided to refer to this work by its German name, Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth), because it will make it easier for other people to find online (plus the German name is the one used on the title of 99% of recordings). noch 930 Wörter

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Snippet: Xavier Güell's "Memory's music" - on seven composers

Xavier Güell, La música de la memoria , 2015, 479 p.

The publisher’s summary:

La Música de la Memoria is a novel that narrates in first person the confessions of Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Wagner and Mahler. noch 214 Wörter