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Mahler: The Symphonies / Chailly, Et Al


Release Date: 07/12/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000482702   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Melanie DienerPetra LangBarbara BonneyPeter Mattei,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraPrague Philharmonic ChorusNetherlands Children's Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 12 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
Notes: Composition written: Leipzig, Germany (1888).
Composition revised: Germany (1896). 
2.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Melanie Diener (Soprano), Petra Lang (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Prague Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/2001 
Venue:  Great Hall, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam 
Length: 88 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Petra Lang (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Prague Philharmonic Chorus,  Netherlands Children's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/2003 
Venue:  Great Hall, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam 
Length: 99 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: German 
4.
Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1999 
Venue:  Great Hall, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam 
Length: 57 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: German 
5.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 
7.
Symphony no 7 in E minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1994 
Venue:  Grotezaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam 
Length: 84 Minutes 20 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 8 in E flat major "Symphony of A Thousand" by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Baritone), Ben Heppner (Tenor), Anna Laarson (Mezzo Soprano),
Sara Fulgoni (Mezzo Soprano), Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Ruth Ziesak (Soprano),
Jane Eaglen (Soprano), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra,  Prague Philharmonic Chorus,  Netherlands Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Grote Hall, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam 
Length: 82 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: German 
9.
Symphony no 9 in D major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/2004 
Venue:  Great Hall, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam 
Length: 89 Minutes 56 Secs. 
10.
Symphony no 10 in F sharp minor/major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1986 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 78 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is the performing version completed by Deryck Cooke.
Arranger: Deryck Cooke. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.1 in D: 1. Langsam. Schleppend
Symphony No.1 in D: 2. Kräftig bewegt
Symphony No.1 in D: 3. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen
Symphony No.1 in D: 4. Stürmisch bewegt
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 1. Allegro maestoso. Mit durchaus ernstem und feierlichem Ausdruck
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 2. Andante moderato. Sehr gemächlich
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 3. Scherzo: In ruhig fliessender Bewegung
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 4. "O Röschen rot! Der Mensch liegt in grösster Not!" (Sehr feierlich aber schlicht) Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn: "Urlicht"
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 5a. Im Tempo des Scherzos. Wild herausfahrend -
Symphony No.2 in C minor - "Resurrection": 5d. "Aufersteh'n, ja aufersteh'n wirst du" (Langsam. Misterioso) - Text after F.G. Klopstock: "Auferstehung"

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