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Composed

Performances by Gustav Mahler

  • None.

The work was premiered on 26-06-1912, at the Vienna Festival by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Bruno Walter (1876-1962)

Versions

Publication

Symphony No. 9, Universal Edition (UE) music publishers.

Orchestration

The symphony is scored for the following orchestra:

Brass

  • Horn (4)
  • Trombone (3)
  • Trumpet (3) 
  • Tuba

Percussion

  • Bass drum
  • Bell (3)
  • Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare drum
  • Tam-tam
  • Timpani
  • Triangle

Strings

  • Double bass
  • Harp (2)
  • Viola 
  • Violin I
  • Violin II
  • Violoncello

Woodwinds

  • Bass clarinet
  • Bassoon (4 doubling contrabassoon) (4)
  • Clarinet B-flat and A (3)
  • Clarinet E-flat
  • Flute (4)
  • Oboe (4 doubling cor anglais) (4) 
  • Piccolo

Recordings

  • Bruno Walter (1876-1962) with the Vienna Philharmonic, 1938.
  • Hermann Scherchen with the Vienna Symphony, 1950.
  • Jascha Horenstein with the Vienna Symphony, 1952.
  • Paul Kletzki with the Israel Philharmonic, 1954.
  • Hans Rosbaud with the Südwestfunk Symphonie Orchester, Baden-Baden, 1957.
  • Dmitri Mitropoulos with the New York Philharmonic, 1960.
  • Leopold Ludwig and the London Symphony Orchestra, 1960.
  • Dmitri Mitropoulos with the Vienna Philharmonic, 1960.
  • Bruno Walter (1876-1962) with the Columbia Symphony Orchestra, 1960.
  • John Barbirolli (1899-1970) with the Berlin Philharmonic, 1964.
  • Kirill Kondrashin with the Moscow State Philharmonic, 1964.
  • Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) with the New York Philharmonic, 1965.
  • Jascha Horenstein with the London Symphony Orchestra, 04-1966.
  • Jascha Horenstein with the London Symphony Orchestra, 09-1966.
  • Herbert von Karajan with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, 1984: