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Mahler and His World
Edited by Karen Painter

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface and Acknowledgments xi
PART I: CONTEXT AND IDEOLOGIES
Whose Gustav Mahler? Reception, Interpretation, and History by LEON BOTSTEIN I
Mahler's Theater: The Performative and the Political in Central Europe, 1890-1910 by CHARLES S. MAIER 55
Mahler's Jewish Parable by TALIA PECKER BERIO 87
A Soldier's Sweetheart's Mother's Tale? Mahler's Gendered Musical Discourse by PETER FRANKLIN 111
The Aesthetics of Mass Culture: Mahler's Eighth Symphony and Its Legacy by KAREN PAINTER 127
PART II: ANALYSIS AND AESTHETICS
Musical Lyricism as Self-Exploration: Reflections on Mahler's "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen" by CAMILLA BORK AND TRANSLATED BY IRENE ZEDLACHER 159
". . . the heart-wrenching sound of farewell": Mahler, Riickert, and the Kindertotenlieder by PETER REVERS AND TRANSLATED BY IRENE ZEDLACHER 173
In Search of Lost Time: Memory and Mahler's Broken Pastoral by THOMAS PEATTIE 185
Aspects of Mahler's Late Style by STEPHEN E. HEFLING 199
PART III: MAHLER'S AMERICAN DEBUT: The Reception of the Fourth and Fifth Symphonies, 1904-1906 by EDITED BY ZÖE LANG
Introduction 227
Mahler's Fourth Symphony in New York 230
"Gustav Mahler-His Personality and His New Symphony" RICHARD ALDRICH
"First Concert of Symphony Orchestra . . . Mahler Heard" (New York Times) "What Did It All Mean?. . ." (The Musical Courier)
The American Premiere of Mahler's Fifth Symphony 239
Program Notes, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra EMMA L. ROEDTER
Boston Symphony Orchestra 240
"Gustav Mahler: The Composer . . . Boston First Hears . . ." AUGUST SPANUTH
Program Notes, Boston Symphony Orchestra PHILIP HALE
"A Symphony by Mahler for the First Time" HENRY TAYLOR PARKER
East Coast Tour 253
"Mahler's Fifth Symphony. . . " (Philadelphia Evening Bulletin)
"A New Symphony by Gustav Mahler. . . " RICHARD ALDRICH
"Fifth Symphony Played . . . " (New York Times) "Variations" LEONARD LEIBLING
PART IV: MAHLER'S GERMAN-LANGUAGE CRITICS EDITED AND TRANSLATED BY KAREN PAINTER AND BETTINA VARWIG
Introduction 267
Mahler As Conductor 272
"Gustav Mahler and the Vienna Court Opera" ELSA BIENENFELD
"Gustav Mahler as Organizer" EMIL GUTMANN
"Mahler as Director" HERMANN BAHR
The First Symphony 283
"A First Symphony" MAX GRAF
"Theater & Art Reviews: Second Philharmonic Concert" EDUARD HANSLICK
"Viennese Musical Letter" THEODOR HELM
"Feuilleton: Philharmonic Concert" ROBERT HIRSCHFELD
The Fifth Symphony 298
"Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 5" ERNST OTTO NODNAGEL
"Fourteenth Philharmonic Concert" MAX LOEWENGARD
"Feuilleton: Gustav Mahler and His Symphony" MAX KALBECK
"Feuilleton: Mahler's 'Fifth"' GUSTAV SCHÖNAICH
The Seventh Symphony 316
"Mahler's 'Seventh Symphony"' FELIX ADLER
"Gustav Mahler's 'Seventh"' RICHARD BATKA
"Mahler's Seventh Symphony" ELSA BIENENFELD
"Feuilleton: Mahler's Seventh Symphony" JULIUS KORNGOLD
Das Lied von der Erde 332
"Feuilleton: Das Lied von der Erde" RICHARD SPECHT
"Gustav Mahler: Las Lied von der Erde" RUDOLF LOUIS
"Fourth Philharmonic Concert: Das Lied von der Erde" FERDINAND PFOHL
Obituaries 344
"Gustav Mahler" ROBERT HIRSCHFELD
"Gustav Mahler" PAUL BEKKER
"Gustav Mahler" ADOLF WEISSMANN
"Gustav Mahler" PAUL ZSCHORLICH
The Mahler Amsterdam Festival, 1920 357
"The Mahler Festival in Amsterdam" OSKAR BIE
"A Musician's journey to Holland" PAUL STEFAN
"The Mahler Festival in Amsterdam" GUIDO ADLER
"A Second Letter from Amsterdam" OSKAR BIE
Notes on Contributors 391

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