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Symphony no3 Symphony no3 in D minor

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Music

Gustav Mahler (born Kalište, 7 July 1860; died Vienna, 18 May 1911)

Text

The composer.

Source

From Also sprach Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

 

Premieres

First Complete Performance: Krefeld, 1902.

First Performance in UK: tbc.

First Performance in Scotland: tbc.

 

Background

Mahler composed his 3rd Symphony between 1893 and 1896. In that year the second movement was given performances by both Nikisch and Weingartner, but it was Mahler himself who conducted the first performance in 1902 at Krefeld.

The Cast

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