In these two works, Mahler moved beyond his song-oriented earlier works to take up the challenges of the purely
instrumental symphony. The result was two of his most emotionally compelling, most often performed symphonic works.
Both are reprinted here from authoritative full-score editions.
- Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor / D Major (1901-1904)
- Sturmisch bewet. Mit grosster Vehemenz
- Rondo - Finale
- Symphony No. 6 in A Minor (1904-1906)
- Allegro energico, ma non troppo
- Andante moderato