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Mahler: Symphony No. 1 With Blumine Movement / Judd, Florida Philharmonic

Mahler / Fpo / Mehta
Release Date: 01/11/2011 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 1957118   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florida Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Tackling a Mahler symphony, it seems, is now the best way for a second-rank orchestra to present its credentials on CD. The success story here belongs to the Florida Philharmonic, a brightly streamlined ensemble which has clearly worked hard on detail with music director James Judd...it never sounds less than handsome, even when one has to strain to catch some of the pianissimos. Blumine, the movement Mahler discarded before publication, is especially welcome for the ineffably cool, poised tones of principal trumpeter Jeffrey Kaye."

-- David Nice, BBC Music Magazine
"Tackling a Mahler symphony, it seems, is now the best way for a second-rank orchestra to present its credentials on CD. The success story here belongs to the Florida Philharmonic, a brightly streamlined ensemble which has clearly worked hard on detail with music director James Judd...it never sounds less than handsome, even when one has to strain to catch some of the pianissimos. Blumine, the movement Mahler discarded before publication, is especially welcome for the ineffably cool, poised tones of principal trumpeter Jeffrey Kaye."

-- David Nice, BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florida Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
2.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan": Blumine by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  James Judd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florida Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1888; Leipzig, Germany 

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