Various: Songs after Texts by Friedrich Rückert

Various: Songs after Texts by Friedrich Rückert for medium voice and orchestra | UE34122

This study score edition comprises Mahler's "Songs based on poems by Friedrich Rückert" (for medium voice and orchestra), composed from 1901-1902.

Instrument:
for medium voice and orchestra
Edition type:
study score
Composer:
Mahler Gustav
Series:
Neue Studienpartituren-Reihe
Stimmlage:
mittel
Theme:
Modern Music, Study Score Series
Languages:
German
  • UE34122
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6717-3
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08078-4
  • 17 × 24 cm
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Contents – Songs after Texts by Friedrich Rückert for medium voice and orchestra

  • Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder!
  • Ich atmet' einen linden Duft
  • Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
  • Liebst du um Schönheit
  • Um Mitternacht

Description

Mahler's songs based on poems by Friedrich Rückert (1788 -1866) are not a cycle. The only link between them is that they were penned by the same poet. Mahler himself presented them in different selections and varying sequences, as well as together with "Wunderhorn" songs. As far as can be reconstructed today, they were written at different times: The oldest draft of "Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder" ("Look not, love, on my work unended") is dated 14 June 1901. This means it was composed during the theatre summer break in 1901 at Mahler's summer residence in Maiernigg by Lake Wörthersee. "Liebst du um Schönheit" ("Lov'st thou but beauty"), which Rückert named "Sicilianisches", was either composed in August 1902 or the summer of 1903, also in Maiernigg, according to Alma Mahler. "Um Mitternacht" ("At midnight hour") was written either in 1899 or 1900. If it was composed in 1899, it would have been in Alt-Aussee and if in 1900, in Carinthia or Val Pusteria. "Ich atmet' einen linden Duf

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Instrument:
for medium voice and orchestra
Edition type:
study score
Composer:
Mahler Gustav
Series:
Neue Studienpartituren-Reihe
Stimmlage:
mittel
Theme:
Modern Music, Study Score Series
Languages:
German

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