His Life and Music
PB + AudioCD 224pp Illustrated
9781843791140   Product Code: 20293
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) famously said that a symphony 'must embrace everything', and his own massive works create whole worlds of exceptional emotional range and imagination. Johnson explains the personal and cultural background to Mahler's music, helping the listener to understand how his songs and symphonies were so deeply affected by the joys and sufferings of his life.
Part of Naxos' Life and Music series, this illustrated biography includes an accompanying audio CD with a representative selection of full movements from Mahler's works.