Provide a detailed, succinct, and well-written response to the following prompt, which focuses on works from the M8 Online Learning Resources page. Your response should be 150200 words longno less, no morewhich is basically the length of these instructions. You may review any course material before writing your response, including the provided documentaries, though your response must be completely your own work and should not include any obviously unique ideas or direct wording (e.g., quotes) from this material, nor may your response be a paraphrase of this material.

Absolutely no outside research is permitted for this assignment! Further, please introduce your chosen work for this response by using the artists name and properly-punctuated work title, as modeled in the prompt and on the M8 Online Learning Resources page. After doing so the first time, you may simply refer to your chosen work as the work, the symphony, or Beethovens symphony (for example)but NOT as a song or the songfor the remainder of your response. Finally, you are encouraged to review the grading rubric before beginning work on this assignment in order to be as successful as possible.
Reconsider the Fourth Movement (IV) of Ludwig van Beethovens Symphony No. 9 in D minor Choral and the Sixth Movement (VI) of Gustav Mahlers Das Lied von der Erde. Based on your listening and the provided material, which of these two pieces of music do you believe better demonstrates inexhaustibility in regards to its content? In discussing your chosen works content, you may consider the relationship between its music and text, if you desire. In other words, which of these pieces requires stronger participation from you due to how the artist composes the works subject matter? Why? What specific aspects of this works form, based on our study of form in music, helped you make this decision? Please note that your response should focus directly on the movement specified in the prompt, not on the entire work. Also, please refrain from mentioning films, cartoons (e.g., Tom & Jerry, Disney), etc., when discussing your chosen piece of music.