Mahler's Fourth Symphony

Mahler's Fourth Symphony

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Following the earlier volumes in the Studies in Musical Genesis and Structure series, Mahler's Fourth Symphony is a study of origins of one of Mahler's most popular and accessible works. James Zychowicz examines how the composition evolved from the earliest ideas to the finished score, and in doing so sheds new light on Mahler's working more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 15.2mm | 362.88g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 36 music examples, 12 figures
  • 0195181654
  • 9780195181654
  • 1,644,576

Table of contents

Introduction: Sketches and Drafts ; Structural Considerations ; Das himmlische Leben before the Fourth Symphony ; Early Plans: Mahler's Symphonie Humoreske ; Preliminary Sketches ; The Short Score ; The Draft Score ; The Fair Copy ; Editions and the Problem of Editing Mahler's Music ; Conclusion ; Appendix ; Select Bibliography ; Indexshow more