Universal Edition - Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 5

Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 5

Year of arrangement: 2014
Subtitle: in 5 movements
Scored for: for chamber ensemble
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Arranger: Klaus Simon
Instrumentation: 1 1 2 1 - 2 1 0 0 - perc(2), hp, harm, pno - str
Instrumentation details:
flute (+picc)
oboe (+c.a)
1st clarinet in Bb (+cl(Eb))
2nd clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
1st trumpet in C
1st and 2nd percussion
harmonium (+acc)
1st violin
2nd violin
double bass
Duration: 65′
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Audio Excerpt

5. Symphonie

World Première

Location: E-Werk Freiburg / Germany
Date: 25.11.2014
Orchestra: Holst-Sinfonietta
Conductor: Klaus Simon

Work Introduction

Klaus Simon’s arrangements of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, 4 and 9 have already been performed in major international concert halls. His reduced version of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 has recently been completed and has already been performed in Freiburg and Hamburg. This version has been arranged for a total of 18 musicians, although the string parts can naturally be played in string sections instead.

The Adagietto is also available as a separate movement.

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Symphony No. 5
  • for chamber ensemble
  • Edition type: full score

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