Notes & Reviews:
The sixth symphony - first performed in 1906 and sometimes referred to as "Tragic" - ends on a much sadder, almost nihilistic, note than most of the other Mahler symphonies. This imposing music is captured live in a performance marked by awesome silences and towering climaxes conjured by the Lucerne Festival Orchestra. The DVDs were filmed in August 2005 using state-of-the-art equipment to take full advantage of the new and acoustically superb Concert Hall Lucerne.Notes & Reviews:
Run Time: 89 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Works DetailsMahler, Gustav : Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic"
- Conductor: Claudio Abbado
- Ensemble: Lucerne Festival Orchestra
- Running Time: 89 min. sec.
- Period Time: Post Romantic
- Form: Orchestral
- Written: 1904/1906
- Studio/Live: Live