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Mahler: Symphonies 1 - 7 / Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra [blu-ray]

Mahler / Lucerne Festival Orch / Abbado
Release Date: 04/26/2011 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2058574  
Composer:  Gustav MahlerSergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Yuja WangAnna LarssonEteri GvazavaMagdalena Kozená
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival OrchestraOrféon DonostiarraTölz Boys Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
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The unforgettable performances by Claudio Abbado and the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA of Mahler’s Symphonies Nos. 1?7 are newly celebrated in a set which showcases their exceptional quality – both audiovisual and musical. Claudio Abbado has set new standards in the interpretation of Gustav Mahler’s works; he and his exclusive ensemble of hand-picked musicians held audiences spellbound in these concerts. "It would be hard to fi nd anything greater, more significant or more moving anywhere in musical life today…" (Der Bund on Mahler: Symphony No. 2)

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RUN TIME: 610 mins
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
2. Concerto for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 26 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Yuja Wang (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917-1921; USA 
3. Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Anna Larsson (Alto), Eteri Gvazava (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orféon Donostiarra,  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
4. Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 
5. Symphony no 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Anna Larsson (Alto)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tölz Boys Choir,  Lucerne Festival Orchestra,  Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/19/2007 
Venue:  Culture and Convention Center, Lucerne 
6. Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Magdalena Kozená (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
7. Rückert Lieder (5) by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Magdalena Kozená (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
8. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
9. Symphony no 7 in E minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 

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