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Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen


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Song‐cycle of 4 songs by Mahler to his own poems (based on, or imitative of, Des Knaben Wunderhorn) for bar. or mez. and pf. or orch. The movements are: 1, Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht (When my sweetheart has her wedding); 2. Ging heut' Morgen übers Feld (I walked this morning through the fields); 3. Ich hab' ein glühend Messer (I have a gleaming knife); 4. Die zwei blauen Augen (Her two blue eyes). Comp. 1884, orch. and rev. 1892–3, further rev. 1896. F.p. Berlin 1896. Thematically linked to First Sym.

1, Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht (When my sweetheart has her wedding); 2. Ging heut' Morgen übers Feld (I walked this morning through the fields); 3. Ich hab' ein glühend Messer (I have a gleaming knife); 4. Die zwei blauen Augen (Her two blue eyes).

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