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Mahler: Das Lied fon der Erde / Doris Soffel; Kenneth Riegel; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Sir Colin Davis (live, 1988) [DVD]

Album Summary

>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This 1988 live recording of Gustav Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde features Sir Colin Davis conducting the BRSO. Mr. Davis was the orchestra's principal conductor from 1983-93. Mezzo-soprano Doris Soffel has earned an international reputation as one of the finest interpreters of Mahler's works, while American tenor Kenneth Riegel has for decades been a regular performer on the world's opera stages. "Colin Davis... brought immense authority and palpable zest to his music-making on both sides of the Atlantic." (New York Times) "... a maestro without airs and graces" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 74 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German


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Works Details

>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde
  • Performers: Doris Soffel; Kenneth Riegel
  • Conductor: Colin Davis
  • Ensemble: Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1908-1909
  • Studio/Live: Live