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Mahler: Symphonies Nos 1-3 / Maazel, Philharmonia Orchestra

Mahler / Philharmonia Orchestra / Maazel
Release Date: 11/19/2013 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 360   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Michelle DeYoungSally MatthewsSarah Connolly
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Lorin Maazel leads the Philharmonia Orchestra and a star-studded ensemble of performers in Mahler's first three Symphonies. This is the first set in a series that will encompass Mahler's Nine Symphonies, featuring live orchestral recordings from London's Royal Festival Hall of Maazel and the Philharmonia's much-lauded Mahler Cycle. Lorin Maazel leads the Philharmonia Orchestra and a star-studded ensemble of performers in Mahler's first three Symphonies. This is the first set in a series that will encompass Mahler's Nine Symphonies, featuring live orchestral recordings from London's Royal Festival Hall of Maazel and the Philharmonia's much-lauded Mahler Cycle. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
Date of Recording: 04/12/2011 
Venue:  Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, 
Length: 56 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Michelle DeYoung (), Sally Matthews ()
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/17/2011 
Venue:  Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, 
Length: 91 Minutes 27 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Sarah Connolly ()
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/08/2011 
Venue:  Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, 
Length: 105 Minutes 27 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1: I. Langsam, schleppend - Wie ein Naturlaut
Symphony No. 1: II. Kra?ftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell
Symphony No. 1: III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen
Symphony No. 1: IV. Stu?rmisch bewegt
Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection': I. Allegro maestoso
Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection': II. Andante moderato. Sehr gema?chlich
Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection': III. Scherzo. In ruhig fliessender Bewegung
Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection': IV. 'Urlicht'. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht
Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection': V. Finale
Symphony No. 3, Part 1: I. Kra?ftig. Entscheiden
Symphony No. 3, Part 2: II. Tempo di Menuetto. Sehr ma?ssig
Symphony No. 3, Part 2: III. Comodo. Scherzando. Ohne Hast
Symphony No. 3, Part 2: IV. Sehr langsam. Misterioso
Symphony No. 3, Part 2: V. Lustig im Tempo und keck in Ausdruck
Symphony No. 3, Part 2: VI. Langsam. Ruhevoll. Empfunden

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