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Movement Two
"A Sunbeam into Your Soul"

For his Second Symphony, Mahler created a second movement he described as a memory, “a ray of sunlight, pure and cloudless, out of the hero’s life.” The music is bittersweet.

Guests include:
• Matthew Aucoin, Composer/Conductor
• Carter Brey, Principal Cello, New York Philharmonic
• D.D Jackson, Jazz Pianist/Composer
• Marilyn McCoy, Columbia University, New York
• Michael Tilson Thomas, New World Symphony; San Francisco Symphony; London Symphony Orchestra

James Lurie is the voice of Mahler


Music used in Episode 2. All titles used with permission.

Symphony No. 2 in C Minor "Resurrection": II. Andante moderato
By Gustav Mahler

Performed by the Gurzenich-Orchester Koln, conducted by Markus Stenz
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Oehms Classics (OC647)

Symphony No. 2 in C Minor "Resurrection": II. Andante moderato
By Gustav Mahler

Performed by the South West German Radio Symphony, conducted by Michael Gielen
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
SWR Classic (SWR19042CD)

Symphony No. 2 in C Minor "Resurrection": II. Andante moderato
By Gustav Mahler

Performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Ondine (ODE 1134-2D)

Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” – Arrangement for 2 piano, 8 hands – Second Movement
By Gustav Mahler

Performed by Briely Cutting, Angela Turner, Stephen Emmerson, and Stewart Kelly
Courtesy of Melba Recordings
Melba Recordings (MR301144)

Symphony No. 2 in C minor “Resurrection” – I: Allegro maestoso
By Gustav Mahler

Performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Ondine (ODE 1134-2D)

Altwiener Tanzweisen (arr. for violin and strings): No. 3. Schon Rosmarin
By Fritz Kreisler

Performed by Bela Banfalvi, with the Budapest Strings, conducted by Karoly Botvay
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Capriccio (C10734)

Altwiener Tanzweisen (arr. for violin and strings): No. 1. Liebesfreud
By Fritz Kreisler

Performed by Bela Banfalvi, with the Budapest Strings, conducted by Karoly Botvay
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Capriccio (C10734)

Molly Brannagan / Jennie's Chickens / Drowsey Maggy
By Celtic Traditional

Performed by the Pied Pipers
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
ARC Music (EUCD2570)

Bavarian Bounce
By Anonymous

Performed by Claude Gordon and his Orchestra
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Klavier Arkive (KA-55005)

Liebesfreud
By Fritz Kreisler

Performed by Jaime Laredo, accompanied by Margo Garrett
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Dorian Records (DOR-90153)

Caprice Viennois
By Fritz Kreisler

Performed by Fritz Kreisler, accompanied by George Falkenstein
Courtesy of Wyastone Estate Limited
Nimbus Records (NI 7868)

Rhapsody in Blue
By George Gershwin

Performed by Jeffrey Siegel, with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Slatkin
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
VoxBox (CDX 5007)

Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 "Great": I. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo
By Franz Schubert

Performed by the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Dausgaard
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
BIS Recordings (BIS-1656)

Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: III. Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato - Allegro
By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performed by the Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Christian Lindberg
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
BIS Recordings (BIS-2178)