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Universal Edition - Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 2

Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 2

Key: C minor
Year of composition: 1888-1894
Additional Name: ‘Resurrection Symphony’
Subtitle: in 5 movements
Scored for: for soli, mixed choir and orchestra
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Edited by: Erwin Ratz
Text Source: "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" und Dichtungen von Friedrich Klopstock
Original Language: Deutsch
Choir: SATB
Soloists: soprano; alto
Instrumentation: 4 4 5 4 - 10 8 4 1 - timp(2), perc(5), hp(2), org, str
Instrumentation details:
1st flute (+picc)
2nd flute (+picc)
3rd flute (+picc)
4th flute (+picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe (+c.a)
4th oboe (+c.a)
1st clarinet in Eb
2nd clarinet in Eb
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
3rd clarinet in Bb (+bass cl)
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon (+cbsn)
4th bassoon (+cbsn)
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
5th horn in F
6th horn in F
4 horns off-stage (also play 7th-10th in the orchestra )
1st trumpet in F
2nd trumpet in F
3rd trumpet in F
4th trumpet in F
5th trumpet in F
6th trumpet in F
4 trumpets off-stage (2 of them may be played by 5th and 6th trumpet from the orchestra)
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
4th trombone
contrabass tuba
timpani (2 respectively 3 players)
percussion (5): glockenspiel, 2 triangles, cymbal, tam-tam (high), tam-tam (low), 3 bells (bars of steel, low and indefinite sound), rod, snare drum (tbnsibly multiply sized), bass drum, in the distance - 1 timpano, triangle, cymbal, bass drum
1st harp
2nd harp
organ
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
contrabass
Table of Contents:
1. Satz: Allegro maestoso. Mit durchaus ernstem und feierlichem Ausdruck
2. Satz: Andante comodo. Sehr gemächlich. Nie eilen
3. Satz: In ruhig fließender Bewegung
4. Satz: Urlicht - Sehr feierlich aber schlicht. Nicht schleppen
5. Satz: Im Tempo des Scherzos. Wild herausfahrend - Wieder zurückhaltend - Langsam. Misterioso
Duration: 80′
 
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Audio Excerpt

2. Symphonie, c-Moll

World Première

Location: Berlin / Germany
Date: 13.12.1895
Conductor: Gustav Mahler

Selected editions are available on sale on request.

Symphony No. 2

Future Performances

12.05.2017
Location: Belk Theater, Charlotte, NC (USA), Orchestra: Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green


13.05.2017
Location: Belk Theater, Charlotte, NC (USA), Orchestra: Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green


15.05.2017 - Kensington Symphony Orchestra 60th Anniversary Gala
Location: Barbican Hall, London (GB), Orchestra: Kensington Symphony Orchestra, Conductor: Russell Keable


19.05.2017
Location: Robert E. Jacoby Symphony Hall, Jacksonville, FL (USA), Orchestra: Jacksonville Symphony, Conductor: Courtney Lewis


20.05.2017
Location: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR (USA), Orchestra: Oregon Symphony , Conductor: Carlos Kalmar

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