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Mahler: Symphony no 6, Lieder / Karajan, Ludwig, Berlin PO


Release Date: 05/12/1998 
Label:  Dg The Originals Catalog #: 457716   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Christa Ludwig
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Karajan's classic Sixth confirmed his belated arrival as a major Mahler interpreter. Only Bernstein, in his more emotive, less consciously beautifying way, left recorded performances of comparable strength and conviction. Both saw the first movement as an up-tempo march, but Karajan brought a quite different, Brucknerian breadth and focus to the Andante.

-- Gramophone [12/1998]
Karajan's classic Sixth confirmed his belated arrival as a major Mahler interpreter. Only Bernstein, in his more emotive, less consciously beautifying way, left recorded performances of comparable strength and conviction. Both saw the first movement as an up-tempo march, but Karajan brought a quite different, Brucknerian breadth and focus to the Andante.

-- Gramophone [12/1998]
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 
2.
Kindertotenlieder by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1904; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
3.
Rückert Lieder (5) by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 

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