Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911

Adagietto. Facsimile, Documentation, Recording
Gilbert E. Kaplan, Editor
[Mss., Pierpont Morgan Library, New York & New York Public Library at Lincoln Center]

[Symphony No.5 in C Minor, selections]

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Mengelberg's personal copy of the printed score
(click the image to see a sample of Alma Mahler's annotated fair copy)

Kaplan Foundation: New York, 1992. 30 x 38 cm, 112,  20 + 20 pp, CD audio recording. Sharp duotone of both Mahler’s autograph fair copy score and Alma Mahler’s Stichvorlage of the “Adagietto” movement of the Fifth Symphony, reproduced in the original loose bifolio format. This wonderfully lyrical movement was, according to notes left behind by Willem Mengelberg, Gustav’s declaration of love for Alma. Commentary by Gilbert E. Kaplan and Edward R. Reilly (with summaries in Fr-Ger-It-Jap). Copious documentation and bibliography. Includes a new CD recording with the London Symphony Orchestra. Numbered bibliophile edition of 1500 copies in beautiful clam shell box covered with beige silk with pasted reproduction of René Magritt's "Le tombeau des Lutteurs". Commentary volume printed in letterpress. The edition was designed by Jerry Kelly and printed by The Stinehour Press in Lunenburg, Vermont. $125

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