Klimt’s music

Gustav Klimt and the Music of His Time

This year we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the artist, Gustav Klimt.

Included in this CD are works by Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Richard Strauss and Korngold performed by excellent artists.

This intriguing collection includes a 1905 original recording with Gustav Mahler playing the piano.

The tracks on this recording are:


  • Hungarian Dance No. 17 in F sharp minor
  • Jorg Demus (piano)


  • Romance in A major, Op. 51
  • Thomas Albertus Irnberger (violin), Jorg Demus (piano)


  • Mazurka à la Viennoise, Op. 51
  • Alfred Grünfeld (piano)


  • Caprice Fantastique (Wichtelmannchen from Marchenbilder, Op. 3)
  • Thomas Albertus Irnberger (violin), Evgueni Sinaiski (piano)


  • Liebesleid
  • Thomas Albertus Irnberger (violin), Jorg Demus (piano)
  • Liebesfreud
  • Fritz Kreisler (violin), George Falkenstein (piano)


  • Gold und Silber Walzer, Op. 79

Wiener Symphoniker, Robert Stolz


  • Symphony No. 4 in G major: Wir geniessen den himmlischen Leben
  • Gustav Mahler (piano)
  • Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor – Adagietto

New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Walter

  • Um Mitternacht (Rückert-Lieder)

Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Bruno Walter


  • Piece for Violin and Piano in D minor

Thomas Albertus Irnberger (violin), Evgueni Sinaiski (piano)

Strauss, J, II:

  • Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437

Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Strauss, R:

  • Der Rosenkavalier – Concert Waltz

Jorg Demus (piano)


  • Suite in A major for violin and piano: fourth movement

Thomas Albertus Irnberger (violin), Evgueni Sinaiski (piano)


Here is more of Gustav Klimt’s history:



And here is music by one of Klimt’s contemporaries:

Gustav Mahler, Symphony No.5 4th movement: Adagietto



Tags: Gustav Klimt, Gustav Mahler, Brahms, Kreisler, Korngold

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