Bernstein, Leonard. Young People's Concert Scripts: Who is Gustav Mahler? pencil on yellow legal pad paper 1st 12 pages, then pencil on white 6" x 9" for last three, emendations blue & r. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/lbypc.0041/. From the Leonard Bernstein Collection. This image is included on the basis of fair use.
This lesson was used in a graduate-level seminar that centers on the music of Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860–1911). It uses his music as a starting point for exploring significant questions in music research that relate to students’ individual interests.
To locate and identify primary sources in Library of Congress digital collections that relate to Mahler’s music and its contexts
To observe unusual or unexpected details in related primary sources, and use those as starting points to ask larger questions about music history
About this Lesson Plan
1 class period (75 minutes)
MUS 596B (The Music of Gustav Mahler)
Lesson Plan Created By
Dr. Matt Mugmon, Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona