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Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Mahler's youthful song cycle, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) is in the spotlight in this workshop session. Composed in the 1880s with piano accompaniment and to his own poems, Mahler seems not to have made the final orchestral version until 1896. Charles Hazlewood is joined by baritone, Roderick Williams and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales to explore the way the songs evolved and the connection between them and the composer's First Symphony.

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42 minutes


Role Contributor
Composer Gustav Mahler
Unknown Roderick Williams