Fin de Siècle 05/12/1999 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Fin de Siècle – Leon Botstein Symphony No. 3, Op. 79 (1907) – Benjamin M. Korstvedt, University of Iowa Rückert Lieder (1901) – Edward R. Reilly, Professor Emeritus, Vassar College Suite from Der Geburtstag der Infantin (The Birthday of the…

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Symphony No. 3, Op. 79 (1907) By Benjamin M. Korstvedt, University of Iowa Written for the concert Fin de Siècle, performed on May 12, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. For more than thirty-five years Robert Fuchs (1847-1927) taught harmony and music theory at the Vienna Conservatory, where his students included figures as…

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Rückert Lieder (1901) By Edward R. Reilly, Professor Emeritus, Vassar College Written for the concert Fin de Siècle, performed on May 12, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Unlike his Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen or Kindertotenlieder, Mahler’s five Rückert Lieder do not form a cycle. What stands out most clearly in them is…

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Suite from Der Geburtstag der Infantin (The Birthday of the Infanta (1923)) By Edward R. Reilly, Professor Emeritus, Vassar College Written for the concert Fin de Siècle, performed on May 12, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. It is difficult to imagine the enormous impact that Franz Schreker’s operas had upon his times.…

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Symphonic Songs, Op. 20 (1929) By Christopher Hailey, University of California, Los Angeles Written for the concert Fin de Siècle, performed on May 12, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Zemlinsky, like Franz Schreker, fits uncomfortably into our schema of early twentieth-century music. We have grown accustomed to thinking in categories, of equating…

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