Posts Tagged ‘The Song of the Earth’

Mar. 24 2012

Mahler’s World?

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | Comments Off on Mahler’s World?

“A symphony must be like the world.  It must contain everything.”  Is that what Mahler achieved in “Das Lied von der Erde” (“The Song of the Earth”), and is it possible that a 20th century western composer could find himself in 8th century eastern poetry?  The latter question may be easier to answer. It seems […]