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Mahler: Symphony no 5 / David Zinman, Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra

Album Summary

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Best-selling American conductor, David Zinman conducts the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich in Mahler's Symphony No.5 , one of the most accessible and one of the loveliest symphonies in the cycle. Portraying an epic journey from the darkness of its opening trumpet fanfares to its jubilant, Bach-inspired finale, it also includes the tender Adagietto written as a love letter to his wife Alma.

Penguin Guide
With very fine playing from the Tonhalle Orchestra and state-of-the-art SACD recording, Zinman offers a direct approach to Mahler to which many will respond.



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>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
  • Performer: Mischa Greull (Horn)
  • Conductor: David Zinman
  • Ensemble: Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra
  • Notes: Tonhalle Zurich, Switzerland (04/17/2007-04/19/2007)
  • Running Time: 72 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1901-1902