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The Berliner Philharmoniker In Singapore

Rachmaninov / Berliner Philharmoniker / Rattle
Release Date: 01/29/2013 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2058908  
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovGustav Mahler
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 2 Hours 0 Mins. 

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The 2010 tour by the Berliner Philharmoniker and their Artistic Director Sir Simon Rattle concluded in Singapore, their very first visit there. They presented Mahler’s unique and breathtaking First Symphony, which once briefly enjoyed the title ‘Titan’ in homage to the Romantic novelist Jean Paul. They also performed Rachmaninov’s late Symphonic Dances, highly evocative pieces that originally bore the titles ‘Noon’, ‘Twilight’, and ‘Midnight’, and which were conceived as ballet numbers. In this concert, the Berliner Philharmoniker beautifully captures Mahler’s love of nature and Rachmaninov’s nostalgic memories of the old Russia he had left
Read more behind. Recorded live at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore, 22 & 23 November 2010.
A film by Michael Beye.
Produced by Bernd Hellthaler, H.W. Pausch, Hannes Nimpuno.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format:: PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (All Region)
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 120 minutes

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1940; USA 
2.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 

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