What is Des Knaben Wunderhorn by Mahler?

What is Des Knaben Wunderhorn by Mahler?

Des Knaben Wunderhorn (Mahler) The songs of Des Knaben Wunderhorn (The Boy’s Magic Horn) by Gustav Mahler are voice-and-piano and orchestral settings of German folk poems in a collection of the same name assembled by Achim von Arnim and Clemens Brentano and published by them, in heavily redacted form, between 1805 and 1808.

Who are the soloists in Des Knaben Wunderhorn?

However, in time Herreweghe has begun to record Bruckner, and with Harmonia Mundi’s Gustav Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn Herreweghe takes on the most sacred of post-Romantic cattle. His soloists are Sarah Connolly and Dietrich Henschel, both of whom sound fine in this music.

How many Lied notes on a Wunderhorn?

As it is, this is a more generous orchestral Wunderhorn than is typical; the average is a dozen lied, the canonical 10 plus “Revelge” and “Der Tambourg’sell.”

Who is the composer Mahler?

Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austro-Bohemian late-Romantic composer and conductor. Read more about him here. Sorry, no further description available.

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