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[+] McGrath, William J. "The Metamusical Cosmos of Gustav Mahler." Chap. in Dionysion Art and Populist Politics in Austria. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974.

Mahler's Third Symphony may be interpreted in terms of the philosophy of Schopenhauer. Mahler quotes the adagio of Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 135 at the beginning of the last movement and quotes Wagner's Parsifal at the end of the same movement.

Works: Mahler: Symphony No. 3.

Sources: Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 135; Wagner: Parsifal.

Index Classifications: 1800s

Contributed by: David C. Birchler

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