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Great Courses­­­® - Great Masters: Mahler - His Life and Music
Gardens Branch
Thu, Jul 10, 2:30 pm
1. Introduction and Childhood. 2. Mahler the Conductor.
Thu, Jul 17, 2:30 pm
3. Early Songs and Symphony No. 1. 4. The Wunderhorn Symphonies.
Thu, Jul 24, 2:30 pm
5. Alma and Vienna. 6. Family Life and Symphony No. 5.
Thu, Jul 31, 2:30 pm
7. Symphony No. 6, and Das Lied von der Erde. 8. Das Lied, Final Symphonies, and the End.
A biographical and musical study of Mahler, who was both a composer and the greatest opera conductor of his time. The lectures include more than a dozen excerpts from Mahler's symphonies and other works. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Shown with permission. (90 min.) Not rated.
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