The Mahler Editions of the Universal Edition
Gustav Mahler and Universal Edition
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*Gustav Mahler was as respected as he was feared as a relentless perfectionist throughout his life. After performances of his own works, he usually made revisions. This revisionary activity often concerned the clarification of phrasing and the refinement of instrumentation.
**Titan in the New Critical Complete Edition, for example, won the German Music Edition Prize BEST EDITION. With this prize, the Deutscher Musikverleger-Verband e. V. (DMV) honours the editorial achievement of this work.