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Gustav Mahler's
'Das Klagende Lied' -
heard by
GEOFF PEARCE

'... a fine performance of a somewhat little-known work.'

Gustav Mahler: Das Klagende Lied - Cornelius Meister. © 2017 Capriccio

This work, one of my favourites, was written by a young Mahler at the beginning of his career. I had an early Haitink recording of it, where only parts two and three were performed. I always thought Mahler had destroyed the first section of the work, but happily this is not the case. He started to write Das Klagende Lied when he was only eighteen and completed it two years later in 1880...

Copyright © 18 December 2017 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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