“If Mahler had provided the portal through which younger Jewish composers could walk, embracing their uniqueness as artists, it comes as no surprise to discover that much of this uniqueness stemmed from their… Continue reading
In the year 2018, as we reflect on 1918 and in Austria and the Czech Republic, on the year 1938, we encounter more and more references suggesting a repeat of Weimar Constitution Germany:… Continue reading
Schoenberg’s obituary of Mahler, courtesy of www.schoenberg.at
The Riesenrad in Vienna, built by Gabor Steiner (1858–1944), father of the composer Max Steiner (whose Godfather was Richard Strauss).
A still from Max Rheinhardt’s 1935 cinematic adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, for which Erich Wolfgang Korngold arranged Mendelssohn’s original score.
The prelude to Zemlinsky’s 1900 opera Es war einmal (premiered by Mahler at the Hofoper)