Gustav Mahler: Das klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation)

Das klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation)

Gustav Mahler: Das klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation) for soprano, alto, tenor, bass soloists, satb choir and orchestra | UE30424

from the Text of the Critical Edition

This sheet music edition comprises the piano reduction of Mahler's "Song of Lamentation" according to the original version from 1880 in three movements.

Instrument:
for soprano, alto, tenor, bass soloists, satb choir and orchestra
Edition type:
piano reduction
Composer:
Mahler Gustav
Theme:
Modern Music
Version:
original version 1880 in 3 movements
Languages:
German
  • UE30424
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-2924-9
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-05983-4
  • 23.2 × 30.5 cm
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Sample Pages

Contents – Das klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation) for soprano, alto, tenor, bass soloists, satb choir and orchestra

  • Waldmärchen
  • Der Spielmann
  • Hochzeitsstück

Description

The work is based on poems written by the composer and was completed in 1880. It consisted of three movements which bore the following titles: Waldmärchen (A Tale from the Woods), Der Spielmann (The Minstrel), Hochzeitsstück (Wedding Piece) The composer subjected the score to several revisions and eventually arrived at a version in which the first movement was omitted altogether and movements Nos 2 and 3 lost their titles and were thoroughly reworked. This new version was published in 1899 by Weinberger and premiered under Mahler's baton in Vienna in 1901. The work was taken over in 1906 by Universal Edition, together with other compositions by Mahler. Subsequently, he subjected the score to yet another revision, which was then published in a study score. It was this version that Rudolph Stephan included in volume 12 of his complete edition of Mahler's works in 1978. The manuscript of the original version was acquired by the Osborn Collection of the Music Library at Yale Uni

Additional information

Instrument:
for soprano, alto, tenor, bass soloists, satb choir and orchestra
Edition type:
piano reduction
Composer:
Mahler Gustav
Theme:
Modern Music
Version:
original version 1880 in 3 movements
Languages:
German

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