Das Lied von der Erde

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Gustav Mahler

Das Lied von der Erde

“The Song of the Earth”

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Although seemingly a set of songs with orchestra, this is for all intents and purposes Mahler's ninth symphony. Das Lied represents a refinement and concentration of the means and expression of the Eighth Symphony. In Das Lied, the same contrapuntally oriented style prevails, but the thinner textures make it seem more ... read more