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Strauss: Tod Und Verklarung; Mahler: Symphony No 1 / Walter, Bbc So, London Po


Release Date: 02/10/2009 
Label:  Testament   Catalog #: 1429   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard StraussGustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In the winter of 1947 Bruno Walter returned to London to conduct some concerts with an orchestra that he had appeared with several times since the end of the War, the London Philharmonic, which at that time was attracting a very impressive list of celebrity conductors, thanks to brilliant managing by its former viola player, Thomas Russell. In the winter of 1947 Bruno Walter returned to London to conduct some concerts with an orchestra that he had appeared with several times since the end of the War, the London Philharmonic, which at that time was attracting a very impressive list of celebrity conductors, thanks to brilliant managing by its former viola player, Thomas Russell. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Germany 
Length: 21 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
Length: 45 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1888).
Composition revised: Germany (1896). 

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