Symphony No.1 (Mahler, Gustav)

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Rgagnaux (2016/3/29)

Performer Pages Paul Kletzki (conductor)
Performers Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Publisher Info. Columbia FCX 378, 1954
Gagnaux Collection
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Misc. Notes Recorded 1954 April 27 & May 10 - 12 + 25.
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Rgagnaux (2016/5/3)

Performer Pages Paul Kletzki (conductor)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (orchestra)
Publisher Info. Radio suisse romande (RSR), 1959
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Misc. Notes Recorded 1959 September 13, Septembre Musical, Montreux.
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Performer Pages DuPage Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Publisher Info. DuPage, IL: DuPage Symphony Orchestra
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Misc. Notes Performed 12 May 2012. From archive.org
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Scores

Original

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Alan850627 (2019/3/18)

Copyist Copyist, with annotations in Mahler's hand.
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1889. Alfred Rosé Collection.
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Misc. Notes Missing II. Blumine and IV. Feierlich und gemessen
The base layer in a copyist's handwriting is probably identical to the original autograph score. Over this, there are many revisions in Mahler's hand, and some whole sections deleted with new replacements added, in preparation for the 1889 Budapest premiere on 20 November. Bound into two volumes, vol. 1 containing the first movement and Scherzo, vol. 2 containing the last movement; the Blumine and funeral march movements are missing—in fact, conflicting numbering of the Scherzo, and the smaller size of the paper on which Blumine is written, seems to indicate that the Blumine was not originally part of Mahler's conception, and that it was lifted whole from the 1884 Der Trompeter von Säckingen score at some point between the symphony's completion in early 1888 and the Budapest premiere in late 1889.
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Publisher. Info. Hamburg: Manuscript, 1893.
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Misc. Notes Mahler later deleted the "Blumine" movement from the symphony.
The base layer in Mahler's hand corresponds to the final version of the Budapest manuscript, and probably was the manuscript sent by Mahler to Schott as a Stichvorlage (engraver's copy) in 1891 in hopes of publication, and for the first time given a title: Aus dem Leben eines Einsamen (From the Life of a Lonely-one). Over this base layer, there are many revisions and new sections (including to Blumine) added in 1893, in preparation for the second performance, in Hamburg on 27 October.
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Carolus (2008/5/22)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1906. Plate U.E. 2931.
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Misc. Notes Original 1906 score (probably a later printing).
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Music Addict (2018/9/13)

4 more: I. Langsam. Schleppend • II. Kräftig bewegt, doch nicht zu Schnell • III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen • IV. Stürmisch bewegt

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1906. Plate U.E. 2931.
Reprinted Vienna: Universal Edition, 1967. , with corrections.
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Parts

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Horndude77 (2009/10/24)

13 more: Oboe 1, 2, 3/English horn, 4 • Clarinet 1, 2 (B♭, A, C), / 3/Bass clarinet/E♭ clarinet (B♭, A, C), 4/E♭ clarinet • Bassoon 1, 2, Contrabassoon • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (F) • Trumpet 1, 2 (F), 3 (B♭, F), 4 (F), 5 (F, reinforcement) • Trombone 1, 2, 3, 4 (reinforcement), Tuba • Timpani 1, 2, Triangle/Tam-tam, Cymbals, Bass Drum • Harp • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Generoso (2009/1/7)

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Horndude77 (2009/10/24)

Editor 2nd edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1906. Plate U.E. 2931.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1962).
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Misc. Notes These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.
Errata: Horn IV, Mvt.4, 3rd measure of rehearsal 5: First note (written a-flat) should be a quarter note.
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Alternates

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C-Flute (2008/09/12)

4 more: Flute 2 • Flute 3 • Flute 4 • Violins I

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Lansom (2008/12/22)

Editor 2nd edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1906. Plate U.E. 2931.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1962).
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Publisher. Info. Stphen Lawrence
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Misc. Notes Sibelius typeset
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Walter)

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Homerdundas (2014/4/12)

Arranger Bruno Walter (1876-1962)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, No.U.E. 947, n.d.(ca.1905).
Reprinted 1966, with bogus copyright claim.
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Misc. Notes Copies of U.E. 947 without a notice
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For Piano (Breimo)

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Bjorbrei (2017/3/24)

Arranger Bjørn Breimo (b. 1958)
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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.1
Alternative. Title Symphonie Nr. 1 "Titan"
Name Translations Симфония № 1; 1-a simfonio; Symphony No. 1; Symfonie nr. 1; Sinfonia n.º 1; Simfonija broj 1; Simfonia núm. 1; 1. Sinfonie; 교향곡 1번; Symfoni nr 1; Sinfonia n. 1; Symphonie nº 1 de Mahler; I symfonia Mahlera; Симфонія № 1; Sinfonia nro 1; 第1號交響曲; Sinfonía nº 1; 1. symfoni; 交響曲第1番; Sinfonía n.º 1; Simfonia nr. 1; Symfoni nr. 1; Symfonie č. 1 D dur; הסימפוניה הראשונה של מאהלר; I. szimfónia
Name Aliases Titan; Symphony No. 1 in D Major; Symfonie nr. 1 (Mahler)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 181843157; LCCN: n78080134; GND: 300098006; BNF: 13915885z
Composer Mahler, Gustav
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGM 7
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts in 5 movements (4 movements in final form):
Part 1
I. (I). Langsam. schleppend
II. Andante allegretto. ("Blumine")
III. (II). Kräftig, bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell
Part 2
IV. (III). Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen
V. (IV). Stürmisch bewegt
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1884-88
First Performance. 1889-11-20 in Budapest
Budapest Philharmonic, Gustav Mahler (conductor)
First Publication. 1899 – Vienna: Weinberger
Average DurationAvg. Duration 55 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra:
4 flutes (2nd, 3rd, 4th also piccolo), 4 oboes (3rd also English horn),
4 clarinets (B, A, C) (3rd, 4th also E, 3rd also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd also contrabassoon)
7 horns (F), 4 trumpets (B, F), 3 trombones, tuba,
2 timpani, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, bass drum, harp, strings
Discography MusicBrainz
External Links Wikipedia article
Symphony No.1 -  Scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information The work originally had five movements. The original second movement, an Andante referred to as "Blumine", was discarded by Mahler by 1896 and therefore not present in the first published score (1899). In 1966, Mahler biographer Donald Mitchell discovered the omitted movement in an 1893 Hamburg manuscript of the symphony which had been donated to the Yale University library by James Osborn. This movement was published in 1966 by Carl Fischer and is still under copyright in the USA. See the note on the Discussion page.

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