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The early social and musical environment of Gustav Mahler

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This thesis attempts to illuminate some aspects of the most obscure period of Mahler's life by setting the known biographical facts into a broader social and musical framework. It concentrates not on Mahler himself, but on the environment in which he lived and worked as a child and youth.

The opening chapter is a brief study of Mahler's background and childhood: the position of Jews in Austria during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the unusual ethnomusicological features o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Music
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1982
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Local pid:
td:602367932
Source identifiers:
602367933 and 602367932
Deposit date:
2014-04-01

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