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Mahler: The Symphonies & Song Cycles / Haitink, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra


Release Date: 03/01/2019 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 4834643  
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Elly AmelingAafje HeynisMaureen ForresterIleana Cotrubas,   ... 
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraNetherlands Radio ChorusSt. Willibrod Boy's Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 13 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Haitink's Mahler interpretations offer a combination of objectivity and distance, emotional reflection and release, continuity and tradition. Under Haitink, the Concertgebouw secured its reputation as one of the world's great Mahler orchestras and their cycle of the composer's symphonies and orchestral songs stands as witness to the orchestra's feeling for its deep history and to the enduring artistry of its conductor. Haitink's Mahler interpretations offer a combination of objectivity and distance, emotional reflection and release, continuity and tradition. Under Haitink, the Concertgebouw secured its reputation as one of the world's great Mahler orchestras and their cycle of the composer's symphonies and orchestral songs stands as witness to the orchestra's feeling for its deep history and to the enduring artistry of its conductor. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
2.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Elly Ameling (Soprano), Aafje Heynis (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Netherlands Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
3.
Symphony no 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Maureen Forrester (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  St. Willibrod Boy's Choir,  Netherlands Radio Women's Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
4.
Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 
7.
Symphony no 7 in E minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Symphony no 8 in E flat major "Symphony of A Thousand" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Hermann Prey (Baritone), Marianne Dieleman (Mezzo Soprano),
Birgit Finnilä (Mezzo Soprano), Heather Harper (Soprano), Hanneke van Bork (Soprano),
William Cochran (Tenor), Hans Sotin (Bass)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Stern des Volks,  Amsterdam Toonkunst Chorus  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Symphony no 9 in D major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Austria 
10.
Symphony no 10 in F sharp minor/major: 1st movement, Adagio by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Austria 
11.
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1896; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1970 
Language: German 
12.
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  James King (Tenor), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1975 
Language: German 
13.
Kindertotenlieder by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1904; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1970 
Language: German 
14.
Des Knaben Wunderhorn by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  John Shirley-Quirk (Bass), Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1898; Hamburg, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1976 
Language: German 
15.
Das klagende Lied by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Norma Procter (Alto), Werner Hollweg (Tenor), Heather Harper (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Netherlands Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1899; Austria 
16.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
Notes: (Original version with 2nd mvmt., "Blumine"). 

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