Egon Wellesz – Eye-witness to Gustav Mahler

What was the musical scene like in Vienna when Mahler was conductor of the opera? ¬†What was Mahler’s conducting style like? Were Mahler’s later compositions influenced by the younger generation of serial composers? ¬†Which conductor comes closest to Mahler’s own conducting style? The well-known, eloquent, and brilliant British Musicologist Deryck Cooke interviewed Egon Wellesz, the […]