The hidden program in Mahler's Fifth Symphony

Barry, Barbara R.
March 1993
Musical Quarterly;Spring93, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Investigates the `hidden program' behind Gustave Mahler's rescoring Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Factors in his compositional style; Preoccupation with mortality; Rehearsal techniques; Gustav Klint; Chain of connections between Mahler and Beethoven; Background modeling; Heroic concept and specific features; `Klopfton'; Melodic and rhythmic identity; Transformed character; Compositional model as `inner program'; Ideological choices.


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