Symphony No.8 (Mahler, Gustav)

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Performances

Recordings

 I. Veni, creator spiritus (EU)
#429925 - 53.47MB - 23:13 -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - - !N/N/!N - 65x

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Rgagnaux (2016/7/11)

 Part II (EU)
#429927 - 141.70MB - 61:46 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/N/!N - 42x

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Rgagnaux (2016/7/11)

Zillig Winfried LP Interview 12tonmusik.jpg
Performers:

Soloists, Choirs and Orchestra:
see the discussion of this performance
Winfried Zillig

Publisher Info.:

Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk (Northwest German Broadcasting - NWDR), 1954
Gagnaux Collection

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 - Non-PD US [tag/del]

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Recorded 1954 november 29-30, Musikhalle (Laeizhalle)Hamburg.

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Sheet Music

Full Scores

 Complete Score
#17066 - 13.25MB, 216 pp. -  5.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (19- V/V/V - 25586x

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Carolus (2008/5/22)

 Teil I. Hymnus: Veni Creator Spiritus
#02059 - 4.57MB, 72 pp. -  6.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (18- V/V/V - 9804x

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AlexeyKurbatov (2006/11/08)

 Teil II. Schlusszene aus "Faust"
#02060 - 8.10MB, 144 pp. -  7.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (17- V/V/V - 8391x

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AlexeyKurbatov (2006/11/08)

Mahler-Symphony8fs.pdf
Editor:

First edition (later printing)

Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1911. Plate U.E. 2772, 3000.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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Higher quality scan (#17066)
Medium-Low Quality (120 dpi, #02059-60)

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 Teil I. Hymnus: Veni Creator Spiritus (EU)
#109735 - 14.27MB, 39 (facing) pp. -  7.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13- C*/73*/V* - 5110x

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worov (2011/7/18)

 Teil II. Schlusszene aus "Faust" (EU)
#109736 - 25.68MB, 73 pp. -  7.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- C*/73*/V* - 4160x

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worov (2011/7/18)

Editor:

Karl Heinz Füssl (1924-1992)

Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1977. Plate U.E. 13824.

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Public Domain - Non-PD US [tag/del]

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Parts

 Flute 1, 2, 3, 4, Piccolo 1 (doubles Flute 5), 2
#44735 - 4.28MB, 63 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 2528x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Oboe 1, 2, 3, 4, English Horn
#44736 - 3.60MB, 52 pp. -  5.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 1723x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Bassoon 1, 2, 3, 4, Contrabassoon
#44738 - 3.92MB, 56 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1544x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Horn 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (F)
#44739 - 4.66MB, 65 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 4007x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Trumpet 1, 2, 3, 4 (F) Offstage Trumpet 1, 2, 3, 4 (F)
#44740 - 1.83MB, 32 pp. -  6.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 5854x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Trombone 1, 2, 3, 4, Tuba, Offstage Trombone 1, 2, 3
#44741 - 2.31MB, 36 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 3946x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Celesta
#44743 - 0.35MB, 5 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 1226x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Piano
#44744 - 0.55MB, 8 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1799x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Harmonium
#44745 - 0.37MB, 12 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1492x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Organ
#44746 - 0.89MB, 5 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 2345x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Harp 1, 2
#44747 - 1.67MB, 24 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 1142x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Mandolin
#44748 - 0.06MB, 1 pp. -  9.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1811x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Violins I
#44749 - 1.95MB, 24 pp. -  6.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- V/V/V - 3151x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Violins II
#44750 - 1.57MB, 20 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 1307x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Violas
#44751 - 1.50MB, 20 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 1456x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

 Cellos
#26477 - 1.56MB, 21 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 1888x

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Generoso (2009/1/8)

 Basses
#44752 - 0.93MB, 13 pp. -  8.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1767x

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Horndude77 (2009/10/31)

PMLP05693-Mahler-Sym8.Flute.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1911.

Reprinted:

Miami: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1987).

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.

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Vocal Scores

 Complete Score
#32652 - 19.89MB, 209 pp. -  6.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11- V/V/14 - 15296x

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Carolus (2009/6/13)

PMLP05693-Mahler-Sym8VSue.pdf
Arranger:

Josef Venantius Wöss (1863–1943), piano reduction

Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1910. Plate U.E. 2660.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 Hands (Wöss)

 Complete Score
#85162 - 7.42MB, 133 pp. -  9.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/14 - 3820x

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Allan (2010/11/19)

 Complete Score
#154966 - 0.99MB, 133 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/14 - 1089x

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Morel (2011/11/23)

 Color cover
#154967 - 13.33MB, 1 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/C - 414x

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Morel (2011/11/23)

PMLP05693-Mahler - Symphony No.8 arr for piano 4 hands (Woss).pdf
Arranger:

Josef Venantius Wöss (1863–1943)

Publisher Info.:

Vienna: Universal Edition, 1912. Plate U.E. 3390.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

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General Information

Work Title Symphony No.8
Alternative Title “Symphony of a Thousand”
Composer Mahler, Gustav
Key E major
Movements/Sections 2 parts
I. Veni, creator spiritus
II. Schlussszene von Goethes „Faust“
Year/Date of Composition 1906–07
First Performance 1910-09-12 in Munich, Neue Musik-Festhalle.
vocal soli, choruses, orchestra; Gustav Mahler (conductor)
First Publication 1911
Librettist Part I: attributed to Rabanus Maurus (ca.780–856)
Part II: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Language Part I: Latin
Part II: German
Dedication Meiner lieben Frau Alma Maria (1879–1964)
Average Duration 85 minutes
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Voices
3 sopranos, 2 altos, tenor, baritone, bass
Choruses (SATB)
children's chorus, 2 mixed choruses
Orchestra
2 piccolos (1st also 5th flute), 4 flutes, 4 oboes, English horn, clarinet (E),
3 clarinets (B, A), bass clarinet (B, A), 4 bassoons, contrabassoon
8 horns (F), 4 trumpets (F), 4 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (2 players):
bass drum, 3 pairs of cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, bells (A and A), glockenspiel
celesta, piano, harmonium, organ, harps (2 or more), mandolin, strings
Off-stage orchestra
4 trumpets (F), 3 trombones
External Links Wikipedia article
Symphony No.8 - scores at Sheet Music Plus


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