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Mahler, Gustav

Line breaks: Gus¦tav Mah¦ler
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːlə
 
, ˈmaːlɐ/

Definition of Mahler, Gustav in English:

( 1860–1911), Austrian composer, conductor, and pianist. Forming a link between romanticism and the experimentalism of Schoenberg, his works include nine complete symphonies (1888–1910) and the symphonic song cycle Das Lied von der Erde (1908).

Derivatives

Mahlerian

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Pronunciation: /-ˈlɪərɪən/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The Third Symphony is based on a Mahlerian counterpoint between life's joy and its attendant sorrow; one cannot exist without the other.
  • The program is positively Mahlerian, and indeed, Bloch was an early admirer of Mahler, having heard the second symphony under the composer's baton.
  • To round up, this double album will always have a place on any Mahlerian shelf and the wonderful Schubert is indeed a superb bonus.

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