Programme, XIII. Internationales Musikfest der Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft. Mahler = Zyklus. 21 Mai - 18 Juni 1967.

Object type
artefact
Acknowledgement
Bequeathed by Norman McCann, 1999
Collection
McCann Collection
Description
Programme, XIII. Internationales Musikfest der Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft. Mahler = Zyklus. 21 Mai - 18 Juni 1967.
With a critical biographical essay about Gustav Mahler titled 'Gustav Mahler - Lebensweg und Personlichkeit' and a reproduction of a drawing of him, seated and holding an open score, looking to the right. Included also is a list titled 'Literatur uber Gustav Mahler (Auswahl), and a Diskographie. 16pp and covers.

The front cover is illustrated with a reproduction of a sheet of silhouette images of Gustav Mahler conducting, by Dr Otto Böhler, Vienna, c.1900. Mahler is shown in profile in various poses, conducting. Upper left is a painter's palette through which is a conductor's baton. One image shows him face-on.

Included is the programme for concert 13 in the series, 29 Mai 1967 at 19.30 Uhr. The programme includes:

Gustav Mahler - Adagio aus der 10. Symphonie
W.A. Mozart - Klavierkonzert A-Dur, KV 488, solist Karl Engle
Gustav Mahler - 'Das klangende Lied' fürSopran, Alt und Tenor-Solo, gemischten Chor und Orchester nach eigenem Text. Soloists Mimi Coertse, sopran, Birgit Finnila, Alt, Anton Dermota,Tenor. Wiener Jeunesse-Chor; Orchester des Osterreichischen Rundfunks - Radio Wien, Dirigent Günther Theurig.
Klavier: Bosendorfer.

Also included are the words, in German, for 'Das klagende Lied' with a note in English in blue ink on the second page in an unidentified hand 'off-stage band in 2nd and 3rd parts'. And a typescript of an article titled 'Gustav Mahler, Lecture given by Anna Bahr-Mildenburg' 13pp, mostly single-spaced, with quotations from personal letters to her from the composer. In English.

Reproduced at the rear are programmes for further concert cycles for 1967-8, titled Beethoven-Zyklus; Meisterwerke ces 20. JHDTS; Meistersolisten; Internationale Quartette; Orgelmusik; Johann Sebastian Bach auf alten Instrumenten.
Date made
/05/1967
Classification
printed material, conductor, conducting, programme, concert programme, opera, caricature
Technique
text
Material
paper
Object No
2008.2712
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