Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'
The songs of Des Knaben Wunderhorn (The Boy’s Magic Horn) by Gustav Mahler are voice-and-piano and orchestral settings of German folk poems chosen from a collection of the same name assembled by Achim von Arnim and Clemens Brentano and published by them, in heavily redacted form, between 1805 and 1808.
Ten songs set for soprano or baritone and orchestra were first published by Mahler as a cycle in 1905. but in total 12 orchestral songs exist, and a similar number of songs for voice and piano.
Performances & Interviews
- Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhornhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01sjw5p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01sjw5p.jpg2012-10-04T19:22:00.000ZStephen Johnson explores Mahler's settings of the collection of German folk poetry, Des Knaben Wunderhorn.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/b01n1skp
Mahler: Des Knaben WunderhornStephen Johnson explores Mahler's settings of the collection of German folk poetry, Des Knaben Wunderhorn.