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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.
Preregister.