Gustav Mahler: Titan

Gustav Mahler Titan
Titan

Gustav Mahler: Titan

Key:
D major
Year of composition:
1884-1888/1896
Subtitle:
in five movements
Composer:
Gustav Mahler
Editor:
Reinhold Kubik; Stephen E. Hefling
Instrumentation:
4 4 4 3 - 7 4 3 1 - timp, perc, hp, str
Instrumentation details:
1st flute
2nd flute (+3rdpicc)
3rd flute (+1stpicc)
4th flute (+2ndpicc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe (+c.a)
4th oboe
clarinet in Eb (+bass cl(Bb))
1st clarinet in A (+cl(Bb)
cl in C)
2nd clarinet in A (+cl(Bb)
cl in C)
3rd clarinet in A (+cl(Bb)
cl in C
2ndcl(Eb))
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd 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
7th horn in F
1st trumpet in F (+Piston in B)
2nd trumpet in F (+Piston in B)
3rd trumpet in F
4th trumpet in F
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
contrabass tuba
timpani
percussion (+tr
cym
türkisches Becken
t-tam
b.d)
harp
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
double bass
Duration:
62’
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Work introduction

This version of Symphony No. 1 was produced especially for Hamburg; it has distinctly different instrumentation and includes the Blumine movement which was later discarded.

Next performances

20 Mar

Titan

Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo (JP)

25 Mar

Titan

Shinjuku Cultural Center, Tokyo (JP)

31 Mar

Titan

Konzerthaus, Berlin (DE)

World première

Location:
Laeiszhalle, Hamburg (DE)
Date:
09.05.2014
Orchestra:
NDR SO
Conductor:
Thomas Hengelbrock

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