Max Derrickson

Writing Music Program Notes for Over 20 Years

Mahler – Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)

Gustav Mahler (b near Iglau, Bohemia (now Jihlava, Czech Republic), July 7, 1860; d Vienna, May 18, 1911 Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht (When my beloved is married) Ging heut Morgen übers Feld (I went this morning over the field) Ich hab’ein glühend Messer (I have a […]

Mahler – Symphony No. 2 in C-minor, “Resurrection”

Symphony No. 2 in C-Minor, “Resurrection” Allegro maestoso. Mit durchaus ernstem und feierlichem Ausdruck Andante moderato: Sehr gemächlich In ruhig fliessender Bewegung — Urlicht: Sehr feierlich aber schlicht (Mezzo-Soprano) — Finale, on Klopstock’s ode, Auferstehen (Chorus, Soprano and Mezzo-Soprano Soloists) Gustav Mahler (Born in Bohemia (now Jihlava, Czech Republic) in 1860; died in Vienna in […]