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Mahler: Symphony No. 10 / Zinman, Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra


Release Date: 04/05/2011 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 76895  
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

David Zinman concludes his acclaimed Mahler symphony cycle with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich with the Symphony No. 10. Zinman describes the Tenth Symphony as the “saddest chapter” in this great, ten-part symphonic novel in which Mahler bids his wife Alma farewell, speaks of his disillusionment with life, and looks into the future of music. Zinman employs the lesser-known Clinton A. Carpenter version of this famously unfinished work as it “contains more of that specific Mahler sound ... Sometimes one has to change the score on the basis of the sketches according to one’s own judgment. So it will be exciting to perform this version of the piece.”

"David Zinman has chosen...the more speculative completion by Clinton
Read more Carpenter. It is very well suited to the warm, ample textures of his Zurich orchestra who play with total commitment...for Mahlerians it's a fascinating comparison, superbly played." - The Guardian
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 10 in F sharp minor/major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Austria 

Sound Samples

I. Adagio: Andante - Adagio
II. Scherzo I: In gemächlicher Bewegung. Ohne Hast
III. Purgatorio: Unheimlich bewegt
IV. Scherzo II: Kräftig, nicht zu schnell
V. Finale. Langsam - Allegro moderato - Andante comodo, aber nicht schleppend

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