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Mahler: Symphonies No 2 & 4 / Claudio Abbado


Release Date: 09/16/1997 
Label:  Dg Double Catalog #: 453037   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Marilyn HorneCarol NeblettGerhart HetzelFrederica Von Stade
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony ChorusVienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Carol Neblett (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/1976 
Venue:  Medinah Temple, Chicago, Illinois 
Language: German 
2. Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Gerhart Hetzel (Violin), Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1977 
Venue:  Musikverein, Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.4 in G: 1. Bedächtig. Nicht eilen - Recht gemächlich
Symphony No.4 in G: 2. In gemächlicher Bewegung. Ohne Hast
Symphony No.4 in G: 3. Ruhevoll (Poco adagio)
Symphony No.4 in G: 4. Sehr behaglich: "Wir genießen die himmlischen Freuden"
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 1st Movement - Allegro maestoso (Totenfeier): Allegro maestoso
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 1st Movement - Allegro maestoso (Totenfeier): Sehr mäßig und zurückhaltend
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 1st Movement - Allegro maestoso (Totenfeier): Sehr langsam beginnend
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 2. Andante moderato. Sehr gemächlich
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 3. Scherzo: In ruhig fliessender Bewegung
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 4. "Urlicht". Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht "O Röschen rot!"
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Im Tempo des Scherzos
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Langsam
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Am Anfang sehr zurückgehalten
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Wieder sehr breit
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: - Maestoso. Sehr zurückhaltend
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Wieder zurückhaltend
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Langsam. Immer noch mehr zurückhaltend
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Sehr langsam und gedehnt
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Langsam. Misterioso - "Auferstehen, ja auferstehen wirst du gesät"
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Etwas bewegter - "O glaube, mein Herz, o glaube"
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection" / 5th Movement: Wieder etwas zurückhaltend "Was entstanden ist, das muss vergehen!"

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