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The Music of Gustav Mahler: Issued 78 R.P.M. Recordings on CD, 1903-1940

Mahler,Gustav
Release Date: 12/03/2013 
Label:  Urlicht   Catalog #: 5980   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The most comprehensive collection ever assembled of Mahler’s music as issued on 78s between 1903 and 1940 — every such recording listed in Péter Fülöp’s Mahler Discography.

New transfers by Ward Marston and Mark Obert-Thorn

Detailed notes on the music, the recording artists, and revelatory information about performances of Mahler’s music prior to World War II by Sybille Werner.

Full texts and translations.

Contents:

Carl Maria von Weber, completed Mahler: Die drei Pintos – Ein Mädchen verloren
Leopold Demuth with piano accompaniment
Recorded in 1903, Vienna

Des Knaben Wunderhorn – Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht? Read more /> Grete Stückgold with orchestral accompaniment
Recorded ca. 1915

Lieder und Gesänge aus der Jugendzeit – Ich ging mit Lust
Grete Stückgold with orchestral accompaniment
Recorded between 1919 and 1921, Munich

Symphony No. 2 in c minor
Gertrud Bindernagel, soprano / Emmi Leisner, contralto / Berliner Domchor / Kapelle der Staatsoper Berlin / Oscar Fried, conductor
Recorded in 1924 in Berlin

Des Knaben Wunderhorn – Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht
Lula Mysz-Gmeiner, alto, with piano accompaniment
Recorded in 1925 or 1926

Symphony No. 5 in c-sharp minor – 4. Adagietto
Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam / Willem Mengelberg, conductor
Recorded in May 1926, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Des Knaben Wunderhorn – Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht
Lula Mysz-Gmeiner, alto / Julius Dahlke, piano
Recorded in 1928

Das Lied von der Erde – Potpourri [Von der Jugend]
Des Knaben Wunderhorn – Rheinlegendchen
Dol Dauber Salonorchester
Recorded 28 September 1928 in Vienna

Kindertotenlieder
Heinrich Rehkemper, baritone / Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin / Jascha Horenstein, conductor
Recorded in 1928, Berlin

Johann Sebastian Bach orch. Mahler: Overture (Suite) No. 3 – 2. Air
Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York / Willem Mengelberg, conductor
Recorded 16 January 1929, New York

Rückert Lieder – Um Mitternacht
Aaltje Noordewier-Reddingius, soprano / Anthon van der Hörst, organ
Recorded in 1928, Central Hall, Westminster, London

Des Knaben Wunderhorn – Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht
Elizabeth Schumann, soprano / George Reeves, piano
Recorded 18 February 1930, Small Queen’s Hall, London

Symphony No. 4 in G Major
Eiko Kitazawa, soprano / Tokyo New Symphony Orchestra / Viscount Hidemaro Konoye, conductor
Recorded 28 & 29 May 1930, Parlophone Studio, Kawasaki

Symphony No. 2 in c minor – 4. Urlicht
Rückert-Lieder – Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Mme. Sara Charles Cahier, contralto / Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin / Selmar Meyrowitz, conductor
Recorded 1 October 1930, Berlin

Des Knaben Wunderhorn – Rheinlegendchen
Des Knaben Wunderhorn – Der Tamboursg‘sell
Heinrich Schlusnus, baritone / Orchester der Staatsoper Berlin / Hermann Weigert, conductor
Recorded in 1931

Symphony No. 2 in c minor
Corinne Frank Bowen, soprano / Anne O‘Malley Gallogly, contralto / Twin City Chorus / Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Recorded in concert 6 January 1935, Cyrus Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis

Rückert-Lieder – Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Das Lied von der Erde
Kerstin Thorborg, contralto (Ich bin der Welt, Das Lied) / Charles Kullman, tenor (Das Lied) / Wiener Philharmoniker / Bruno Walter, conductor
Recorded in concert 24 May 1936, Musikverein, Vienna

Symphony No. 5 in c-sharp minor – 4. Adagietto
Wiener Philharmoniker / Bruno Walter, conductor
Recorded 15 January 1938, Musikverein, Vienna

Symphony No. 9
Wiener Philharmoniker / Bruno Walter, conductor
Recorded in concert 16 January 1938, Musikverein, Vienna

Rückert-Lieder – Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft (sung in English)
Charles Kullman, tenor / orchestra conducted by Malcolm Sargent
Recorded 30 June 1938, London

Rückert-Lieder – Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft
Lieder und gesänge aus der Jugendzeit – Hans und Grete
Suzanne Sten, soprano / Leo Taubman, piano

Recorded in 1940 Symphony No. 1 in D Major
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra / Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor
Recorded 4 November 1940,
Cyrus Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 9 in D major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Austria 
Date of Recording: January 16, 1938 
Venue:  Musikverein, Vienna 

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