Attention to Detail: The Classical Music Listening Guide
Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 10

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 10

March 26, 2020

Today we close our Ten Days of Mahler project with the first movement of Mahler's unfinished Tenth Symphony. To help us break down this piece we bring on a special guest, Josh Joyce, a Mahler enthusiast who happens to be Jacob's brother!

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Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 9

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 9

March 25, 2020

Today we're joined by conductor Sasha Scolnik-Brower to break down Mahler's heartfelt and tragic Ninth Symphony. Happy listening!

1st Mvt: 6:40

2nd Mvt: 28:45

3rd Mvt: 42:30

4th Mvt: 54:50

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Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 8, Part 2

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 8, Part 2

March 24, 2020

We continue breaking down the second part of Mahler's Eighth Symphony, based on Goethe's Faust. Find the recording we provide timestamps for here.

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Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 8, Part 1

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 8, Part 1

March 23, 2020

Today we start our two-part review of Mahler's Symphony No. 8, often called "Symphony of a Thousand" due to the massive number of musicians required. Keep an eye out for Part 2 tomorrow!

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Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 5

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 5

March 22, 2020

Today we're joined by Richard Friedman, Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School and Mahler enthusiast! We break down Mahler's stormy and triumphant Fifth Symphony and lament the absence of Michigan Athletics in wake of the coronavirus. Timestamps for our discussion of individual movements are below:

1st Mvt: 6:20

2nd Mvt: 23:20

3rd Mvt: 43:00

4th Mvt: 57:00

5th Mvt: 71:40

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Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 7

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 7

March 20, 2020

Today we're joined by Ben Manis, Assistant Conductor of the Houston Grand Opera, to break down Mahler's dark and broody Seventh Symphony. Timestamps for where we start talking about individual movements:

1st Mvt: 7:05

2nd Mvt: 28:30

3rd Mvt: 39:55

4th Mvt: 49:15

5th Mvt: 55:05

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Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 6

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 6

March 19, 2020

Hannah is back to help break down Mahler's tragic Sixth Symphony, a massive and complicated piece that takes a while to break down! For your convenience, here is where we start talking about each movement:

1st Mvt: 12:30

2nd Mvt: 28:25

3rd Mvt: 39:45

4th Mvt: 50:15

And here is a link to the recording of the last movement we refer to!

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 4

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 4

March 18, 2020

We're joined today by Alex Amsel, Assistant Conductor of the Fort Worth Symphony and a friend of the pod, to break down Mahler's heavenly Fourth Symphony!

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Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 3, Part 2

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 3, Part 2

March 18, 2020

We continue on with the second half of Mahler's massive Third Symphony, movements 2-6. Enjoy!

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Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 3, Part 1

Ten Days of Mahler: Mahler Symphony No. 3, Part 1

March 17, 2020

We continue today with the massive Third Symphony of Mahler, starting with the enormous first movement. Later today we will review movements two-six, so be sure to stay tuned!

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