Siegfried Lipiner was a poet, playwright and philosopher. He was also one of Mahler’s dearest friends, and his ideas had a profound impact on Mahler's music.
• Caroline Kita, Washington University in St. Louis
Music used in this episode. All titles used with permission.
Der gefesselte Prometheus, Op. 38
By Karl Goldmark
Performed by the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by András Kórodi Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” – Arrangement for 2 piano, 8 hands
By Gustav Mahler
Performed by Briely Cutting, Angela Turner, Stephen Emmerson, and Stewart Kelly
Courtesy of Melba Recordings
Melba Recordings (MR301144)