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Inside Mahler's Second Symphony: A Listener's Guide

  • Author: Bernstein, Lawrence F.

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$110.25

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Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • List of Music Examples
  • List of Audio Examples
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • The Recording
  • How to Use this Book
  • Part One: Preliminaries
  • Chapter 1 Setting the Stage for the Second Symphony
  • Part Two: The Five Movements
  • Chapter 2 First Movement: The Opening and a Two-part Exposition
  • Chapter 3 First Movement: Development and Recapitulation
  • Chapter 4 The Second Movement
  • Chapter 5 A Song Serves as a Study for the Third Movement
  • Chapter 6 The Third Movement: Scherzo and Trio
  • Chapter 7 The Fourth Movement: Urlicht
  • Chapter 8 How to Complete the Symphony
  • Chapter 9 The Last Movement, Part 1: References to Judgment and the Airing of Themes
  • Chapter 10 The Last Movement, Part 2: Judgment in Action, Musical Development, and Some Continuing Enigmas
  • Chapter 11 The Last Movement, Part 3: Collapse, Climactic Resolution, a Stunning Reversal, and Celebration
  • Appendices
  • Appendix 1 The Formal Template for the First Movement: Sonata Form
  • Appendix 2 Second-Movement Forms
  • Appendix 3 The Origins, Character, and Form of the Scherzo
  • Appendix 4 Complete Performances of Each Movement
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index