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Mahler: Symphony No.2 / Klemperer, Ferrier, Vincent, Concertgebouw Orchestra

Mahler / Vincent / Ferrier / Amsterdam Toonkunstko
Release Date: 05/25/2010 
Label:  Archipel   Catalog #: 492   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Jo VincentKathleen Ferrier
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraAmsterdam Toonkunst Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

GUSTAV MAHLER Jo Vincent, soprano; Kathleen Ferrier, contalto; Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor; Concertgebouworkest/Otto Klemperer; Live recording: Holland Festival, Amsterdam, July 12, 1951. GUSTAV MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 in C minor "Resurrection". GUSTAV MAHLER Jo Vincent, soprano; Kathleen Ferrier, contalto; Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor; Concertgebouworkest/Otto Klemperer; Live recording: Holland Festival, Amsterdam, July 12, 1951. GUSTAV MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 in C minor "Resurrection". Read less

Works on This Recording

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Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Jo Vincent (Soprano), Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Amsterdam Toonkunst Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Date of Recording: Live 7/12/1951 
Venue:  Amsterdam 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 bad sonics, great preformance February 9, 2013 By K. BAKER (HEBER CITY, UT) See All My Reviews "This is the greatest performance of classical music since Haydn conducted the premier of "The Creation". The sonic quality sucks (my initial reaction to this CD was that it is the only CD I ever heard where I thought the LP recording was superior, but I haven't done a close study of the two yet. However, odds are you can't find the LP, so enjoy the CD), but if you can get by that, you will experience the greatest performance of any classical work of all time. The first movement of the symphony is a "Funeral March". A music critic who attended the concert wrote something like this in the next morning's newspaper. 'The foggy streets of Amsterdam were deserted last night when Amsterdam's citizens huddled in fear behind covered windows as the shrouded dead marched through the silent city, whose silence was broken only by the sounds of the great Mahler symphony'." Report Abuse
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