Four Wunderhorn Songs
The songs of Des Knaben Wunderhorn (The Boy’s Miraculous Horn) by Gustav Mahler are voice-and-piano and orchestral settings of German folk poems in a collection of the same name assembled by Achim von Arnim and Clemens Brentano and published by them, in heavily redacted form, between 1905 and 1908.
A total of ten songs were set for soprano or baritone and orchestra and were first published by Mahler as a cycle in 1905 but in total 12 orchestral songs exist and a similar number of songs for voice and piano.
Ths collection contains:
- In Praise of Lofty Judgement
- Where the Beautiful Trumpet Sounds
- Saint Anthony of Padua's Fish Sermon
- Primordial Light
423.11 timp / perc - Trumpet in E flat, Trumpet in B flat (doubles on Piccolo), Trumpet in B flat, Flugelhorn, 2 Horns, 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion (triangle, rute, suspended cymbal, glockenspiel, bass drum, tam-tam)
Grade 5 - advanced university ensemble / professional
Full score and parts in PDF available for download.