Mahler: Symphonies 3 & 4 / Tennstedt, Popp, Wenkel, London

Release Date: 10/1/2009
Catalog Number: EMI 74296
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
"An impressive performance, played very finely by the LPO...Tennstedt shows us the length of Mahler's vision."

-- Gramophone Reviewing Symphony no 3

"Tennstedt's is as spirited and unaffected a reading as any I've heard...Tennstedt's performance is, in sum, as direct, as specific, as unsentimental, and as affecting as a well-told fairy tale. The digital recording is pleasingly clear, whilst the playing of the LPO mellow in manner but wonderfully sharp in points of detail and style."

-- Gramophone [4/1983] Reviewing Symphony no 4
Works on This Recording
1. Symphony no 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler
Performer: Ortrun Wenkel (Alto)
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893-1896 ; Hamburg, Germany
2. Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Performer: Lucia Popp (Soprano)
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892-1900 ; Vienna, Austria
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