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Mengelberg

(Josef) Willem . 1871--1951, Dutch orchestral conductor, noted for his performances of the music of Mahler
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Those familiar with Mahler's letters may find that some of the ones to various conductors are absent, such as the one to Willem Mengelberg from August 1906 in which he announced the completion of the Eighth Symphony and described it as setting planets and suns whirling, or the letter to Bruno Walter from summer 1909 in which Mahler announced the completion of his Ninth Symphony.
334 of the Kritischer Bericht), ranging from the earliest 1901 sketches and the 1902/3 autograph score to a plethora of orchestral parts, study scores, and conducting scores dating between 1903 and 1911, which belonged to or were used by not only Mahler, but also Willem Mengelberg, Egon Wellesz, and Bruno Walter, it is extremely difficult to reconstruct and establish the hierarchy among these sources.
Richard Strauss) and the rivalries in which he found himself (vis-a-vis Willem Mengelberg, Wilhelm Furtwangler, and Leopold Stokowski).
At that time Alma Mahler presented the conductor Willem Mengelberg, then director of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, with the autograph of the Seventh Symphony that is the subject of this facsimile.