Gustav Mahler : Third Movement Opening (Frere Jacques) from Symphony No.1
 

Gustav Mahler : Third Movement Opening (Frere Jacques) from Symphony No.1



About 'Third Movement Opening (Frere Jacques) from Symphony No.1'

Artist: Mahler, Gustav (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:1860
Died:1911
The Artist:Austrian Romantic composer of huge symphonies, as well as songs and song-cycles. Mahler wrote music of great intensity and orchestral transparency and in his day was a conductor of international stature.
Composition Date:1889
Composition Info:The Symphony No. 1 in D major by Gustav Mahler was mainly composed between late 1887 and March 1888, though it incorporates music Mahler had composed for previous works. The initial and recurring melodic material in the 3rd movement is based on the popular round "Bruder Martin" more commonly known as "Frere Jacques"; however, Mahler places the melody in a minor mode.




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