Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Musical Interlude – Sibelius Symphony No.2

The symphony is in four movements, with the third movement and the finale played attacca: Allegretto – Poco allegro – Tranquillo, ma poco a poco ravvivando il tempo all’allegro – Poco largamente – Tempo I – Poco allegro Tempo andante, ma rubato – Poco allegro – Molto largamente – Andante sostenuto – Andante con moto ...

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Classic Music Interlude – Mahler Symphony No.2 ‘Auferstehung’

Hey, do you have 90 minutes?  I hope so, Mahler’s Second Symphony demands your time.   The work in its finished form has five movements: Allegro maestoso Musically, the first movement – written in C minor – though passing through a number of different moods, often resembles a funeral march, and is violent and angry. ...