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 . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Musical Interlude – Sibelius Symphony No.2
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 . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Friday Classic Music Interlude – Mahler Symphony No.2 ‘Auferstehung’