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First line:
Des Morgens zwischen drein und vieren
July 1899; subsequently published as No 1 of Lieder (also called Sieben Lieder aus letzter Zeit)
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Des Knaben Wunderhorn

'Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn' (CDA67645)
Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn
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Revelge is a terrifying march of death, from the days when troops went into battle as though on parade. To the rattle of drums and blare of trumpets, it is propelled headlong from early morning reveille into the fury of charge and countercharge. Only when every man has been mown down does the pace slacken, transforming the smart military stride into the dry rattle of dead men’s bones, ghostly fanfares echoing across the stricken landscape. The final page, in which the dead drummer and his comrades rise up once more on parade, is cataclysmic in its effect.

from notes by Roger Vignoles 2008

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Details for CDA67645 track 1
Recording date
18 February 2007
Recording venue
Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Sandhausen, Germany
Recording producer
Teije van Geest
Recording engineer
Teije van Geest
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  1. Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn (CDA67645)
    Disc 1 Track 1
    Release date: January 2008
    Please, someone, buy me
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