Mahler: The Complete Symphonies

Mahler: The Complete Symphonies

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by Leonard Bernstein
     
 

In the wake of worldwide commemorations in 2008 of the 90th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, Sony Masterworks has created a newly remastered and remixed twelve-disc edition of this definitive Bernstein Mahler cycle, released in partnership with Carnegie Hall.

As a special bonus – on CD for the first time – the set includes a long-unavailable 1967 audio

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In the wake of worldwide commemorations in 2008 of the 90th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, Sony Masterworks has created a newly remastered and remixed twelve-disc edition of this definitive Bernstein Mahler cycle, released in partnership with Carnegie Hall.

As a special bonus – on CD for the first time – the set includes a long-unavailable 1967 audio documentary entitled Gustav Mahler Remembered: Reminiscences by Mahler’s Associates and by Musicians Who Played Under His Baton, narrated by William Malloch. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
04/14/2009
Label:
Sony Classics
UPC:
0886974536925
catalogNumber:
745369

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Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Titan")

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Roxanne Slimak
    1. 1. Langsam. Schleppend. Wie ein Naturlaut. Im Anfang sehr gemächlich  (15:10)
    2. 2. Kräftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell  (08:15)
    3. 3. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen  (10:19)
    4. 4. Stürmisch bewegt - Energisch  (19:02)
  2. Symphony No. 10 in F sharp minor (incomplete, Adagio only)  - Gustav Mahler  - Roxanne Slimak  (26:29)

Disc 2

  1. Mahler Remembered - Recorded recollections of musicians who performed with Mahler: Part 1: Reminiscences by Mahler's Associates etc.

    • Spoken Word
    • William Malloch
    • Roxanne Slimak
    1. Part 1: Reminiscences by Mahler's Associates etc.  (27:54)
  2. Mahler Remembered - Recorded recollections of musicians who performed with Mahler: Part 2: Includes Personal Recollections of Anna Ma

    • Spoken Word
    • William Malloch
    • Roxanne Slimak
    1. Part 2: Includes Personal Recollections of Anna Mahler  (20:05)
  3. Symphony No. 2 in C minor ("Resurrection")

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Clemens von Brentano
    • Collegiate Chorale
    • Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
    • Roxanne Slimak
    • Jennie Tourel
    • Lee Venora
    • Bettina von Arnim
    1. 2. Andante moderato  (11:43)
    2. 3. In ruhig fliessender Bewegung  (10:09)
    3. 1. Allegro maestoso  (23:39)
    4. 4. 'Urlicht'. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht  (05:28)
    5. 5. Im Tempo des Scherzos. Wild herausfahrend  (33:45)

Disc 4

  1. Symphony No. 3 in D minor

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Friedrich Nietzsche
    • Clemens von Brentano
    • Martha Lipton
    • Hugh Ross
    • Schola Cantorum of New York
    • Roxanne Slimak
    • Stuart Gardner
    • Church of the Transfiguration Boys Choir
    • Bettina von Arnim
    1. 1. Kräftig  (33:17)
    2. 2. Tempo di Menuetto  (10:09)
    3. 3. Comodo. Scherzando  (17:58)
    4. 4. Sehr langsam; Misterioso  (08:48)
    5. 5. Lustig im Tempo und keck im Ausdruck  (04:09)
    6. 6. Langsam  (25:10)

Disc 6

  1. Symphony No. 4 in G major

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Clemens von Brentano
    • Lionel Salter
    • Roxanne Slimak
    • Bettina von Arnim
    • Reri Grist
    1. 1. Bedachtig  (16:52)
    2. 2. In gemachlicher Bewegung  (09:06)
    3. 3. Ruhevoll (Poco adagio)  (20:31)
    4. 4. Sehr behaglich  (08:33)

Disc 7

  1. Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Roxanne Slimak
    1. Part 1: 1. Trauermarsch. In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt  (12:33)
    2. Part 1: 2. Stürmisch bewegt. Mit grösster Vehemenz  (14:24)
    3. Part 2: 3. Scherzo. Kräftig, nicht zu schnell  (17:43)
    4. Part 3: 4. Adagietto. Sehr langsam  (11:01)
    5. Part 3: 5. Rondo - Finale. Allegro  (13:51)

Disc 8

  1. Symphony No. 6 in A minor ("Tragic")

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Roxanne Slimak
    1. 1. Allegro energico, ma non troppo  (21:28)
    2. 2. Scherzo. Wuchtig  (12:24)
    3. 3. Andante moderato  (15:19)
    4. 4. Finale. Allegro moderato - Allegro energico  (28:42)

Disc 9

  1. Symphony No. 7 in E minor ("Song of the Night")

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Roxanne Slimak
    • Raymond Sabinsky
    1. 1. Langsam (Adagio)  (20:52)
    2. 2. Nachtmusik 1. Allegro moderato  (16:41)
    3. 3. Scherzo. Schattenhaft  (09:36)
    4. 4. Nachtmusik 2. Andante amoroso  (14:38)
    5. 5. Rondo - Finale. Tempo 1 (Allegro ordinario)  (17:55)

Disc 10

  1. Symphony No. 8 in E flat major ("Symphony of a Thousand")

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Edward T. Chapman
    • London Symphony Orchestra Chorus
    • Finchley Children's Music Group
    • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    • Highgate School Choir
    • Donald Hunt
    • Gwyneth Jones
    • Leeds Festival Chorus
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Donald McIntyre
    • John Mitchinson
    • Norma Procter
    • Anna Reynolds
    • Roxanne Slimak
    • Erna Spoorenberg
    • Hans Vollenweider
    • John Andrews
    • Gwenyth Annear
    • Richard Haney-Jardine
    • Sheila Mossman
    • Vladimir Ruzdjak
    • Orpington Junior Singers
    • Hrabanus Maurus von Mainz
    • Richard Leonard
    1. 1. Teil. Hymnus: Veni, creator spiritus  (24:04)
    2. 2. Teil. Schlußszene aus Faust  (55:04)

Disc 11

  1. Symphony No. 9 in D major

    • Gustav Mahler
    • Roxanne Slimak
    1. 1. Andante comodo  (28:23)
    2. 2. Im Tempo eines gemächlichen Ländlers  (15:52)
    3. 3. Rondo. Burleske  (12:32)
    4. 4. Adagio. Sehr langsam  (22:59)

Disc 12

  1. Das Lied von der Erde, for alto (or baritone), tenor & orchestra

    • Gustav Mahler
    • René Kollo
    • Hans Bethge
    • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
    • Christa Ludwig
    • Roxanne Slimak
    1. 1. Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde  (08:34)
    2. 2. Der Einsame im Herbst  (10:11)
    3. 3. Von der Jugend  (03:00)
    4. 4. Von der Schönheit  (07:34)
    5. 5. Der Trunkene im Frühling  (04:10)
    6. 6. Der Abschied  (30:10)

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