Following the earlier volumes in the Studies in Musical Genesis and Structure
series, Mahler's Fourth Symphony
is a study of origins of one of Mahler's most popular and accessible works. James Zychowicz examines how the composition evolved from the earliest ideas to the finished score, and in doing so sheds new light on Mahler's working process.
Readership: Students and scholars of Mahler, nineteenth-century music, and history of symphony