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Universal Edition - Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 8

Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 8

Key: Eb major
Year of composition: 1906
Additional Name: "Symphony of a Thousand"
Subtitle: in 2 movements
Scored for: for soli, boys' choir, 2 mixed choirs and orchestra
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Edited by: Karl Heinz Füssl
Text Source: Part 1: Veni, creator spiritus. Part 2: final scene from "Faust"
Text Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Maurus Hrabanus
Parts: 1st soprano (Magna Peccatrix),
2nd soprano (Una poenitentium),
soprano (Mater gloriosa),
1st alto (Mulier Samaritana),
2nd alto (Maria Aegyptiaca),
tenor (Doctor Marianus),
baritone (Pater ecstaticus),
bass (Pater profundus)
Choir: SATB (2x)
Knabenchor (SA)


Soloinstruments/Soloists: soprano; alto; tenor; baritone; bass
Instrumentation: 6 5 6 5 - 8 4 4 1 - timp(2), perc(3), hp(4), cel, pno, harm, org, mand(2), str - fernorchester: tpt(4), tbn(3)
Instrumentation details:
piccolo (1st picc also 5th flute)
1st flute
2nd flute
3rd flute
4th flute
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe
4th oboe
cor anglais
clarinet in Eb
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
3rd clarinet in Bb
bass clarinet in Bb
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon
4th bassoon
contrabassoon
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
5th horn in F
6th horn in F
7th horn in F
8th horn in F
1st trumpet
2nd trumpet
3rd trumpet
4th trumpet
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
4th trombone
bass tuba
timpani (2)
percussion: (3): glockenspiel, triangle, cymbals, tam-tam, bells, bass drum
2 harps
celesta
piano
harmonium
organ
mandolin
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
contrabass
fernorchestra: 1st trumpet in F
2nd trumpet in F
3rd trumpet in F
4th trumpet in F
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
Table of Contents:
1. Teil - Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus
2. Teil - Schlussszene aus „Faust“
Duration: 90′
 
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World Première

Location: München / Germany
Date: 12.09.1910
Conductor: Gustav Mahler

Score – Symphony No. 8

  • for 3 soprano, 2 alto, tenor, baritone and bass soloists, childrens choir ad lib. double satb choir and large orchestra
  • Edition type: score
  • Edition info: Complete Edition. Edited by the "Gustav Mahler - Gesellschaft, Wien". Based on the Critical Edition; Orchestra material on hire
  • Series: Mahler GA
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE13824
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-0677-6
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-02436-8
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Piano reduction – Symphony No. 8

  • for 3 soprano, 2 alto, tenor, baritone and bass soloists, childrens choir ad lib. double satb choir and large orchestra
  • Edition type: piano reduction
  • Edition info: Complete Edition; Orchestra material on hire
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE2660
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-3209-6
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-01702-5
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Choral score – Symphony No. 8

Mahler's 8th is a two-part symphony that marries the sacred and the secular into a personal declaration of love for his wife. (Diana Carroll)

  • for soli, boys' choir, 2 mixed choirs (SATB) and orchestra
  • Edition type: choral score
  • Edition info: Based on the text of the Critical Complete Edition, Volume VIII
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE2660A
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2664-4
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-05557-7
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Choral part – Symphony No. 8

  • Soprano
  • Edition type: choral part
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE2661A
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-5854-6
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-02749-9
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Choral part – Symphony No. 8

  • Alto
  • Edition type: choral part
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE2661B
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-5855-3
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-02750-5
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Choral part – Symphony No. 8

  • Tenor
  • Edition type: choral part
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE2661C
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-5856-0
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-02751-2
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Choral part – Symphony No. 8

  • Bass
  • Edition type: choral part
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE2661D
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2461-9
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-02752-9
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Choral part – Symphony No. 8

  • for boys' choir
  • Edition type: choral part
  • Language: Latin
  • UE2661E
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2514-2
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-02753-6
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Study score – Symphony No. 8

‘All my earlier symphonies are mere preludes to this one. In the other works everything is subjective tragedy, – this one is a huge giver of joy.’ (Gustav Mahler)

  • for 8 soloists (2 S, 2 A, T, Bar, B), boys choir, choirs ssaattbb and orchestra
  • Edition type: study score
  • Edition info: Nach dem Text der Kritischen Gesamtausgabe
  • Series: Neue Studienpartituren-Reihe
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE34318
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6796-8
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08147-7
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Full score – Symphony No. 8

  • for 3 sopranos, 2 altos, tenor, baritone, bass, boy's choir ad. Lib., choir ssaattbb and large orchestra
  • Edition type: full score
  • Edition info: Nach dem Text der Kritischen Gesamtausgabe
  • Series: Mahler GA
  • Language: German; Latin
  • UE34711
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6797-5
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08148-4
EUR 189,95

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