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Mahler: The Complete Works - 150th Anniversary Box

Audio Samples

>Mahler, Gustav : Das klagende Lied, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra
>Mahler, Gustav : Quartet for Piano and Strings in A minor
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
>Mahler, Gustav : Songs (3) for tenor & piano
>Mahler, Gustav : Aus der Jugendzeit (Lieder und Gesange), songs (14) for voice & piano (or orchestra) in 3 volumes
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 3 in D minor
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 4 in G major
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
>Mahler, Gustav : Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra)
>Mahler, Gustav : Ruckert Lieder (5)
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic"
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 7 in E minor
>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 8 in E flat major
>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 9 in D major
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 10 in F sharp major (realization by Deryck Cooke)
>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track

Album Summary

>Mahler, Gustav : Das klagende Lied, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra
>Mahler, Gustav : Quartet for Piano and Strings in A minor
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
>Mahler, Gustav : Songs (3) for tenor & piano
>Mahler, Gustav : Aus der Jugendzeit (Lieder und Gesange), songs (14) for voice & piano (or orchestra) in 3 volumes
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 3 in D minor
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 4 in G major
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
>Mahler, Gustav : Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra)
>Mahler, Gustav : Ruckert Lieder (5)
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic"
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 7 in E minor
>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 8 in E flat major
>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 9 in D major
>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 10 in F sharp major (realization by Deryck Cooke)
>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Gustav Mahler, born on 7th July 1860, was not only a great composer but a fine conductor who influenced his successors in both fields; indeed his appeal to subsequent generations has been extensive and wide - Zemlinsky, Schonberg, Berg and Webern in Austria, Shostakovitch in Russia, Britten in Britain and Copland in America are just a few to acknowledge their debt. To celebrate his monumental 150th anniversary, EMI Classics releases Mahler's complete works performed by some of the world's most highly lauded performers of the past and present. Works include the rightly famous "Resurrec-tion" symphony recording conducted by Otto Klemperer, a live recording of Symphony No.5 in C sharp minor - including the famous Adagietto, as well as Sir Simon Rattle's account of the Third Symphony together with the movement Blumine, originally planned for the First Symphony, conducted by Paavo Jarvi.

"Having all these pieces together in one large collection is undeniably a great convenience, and many will consider buying this set not only for that reason, but also for the historic nature of the recordings... The significance of these recordings, the mix of ADD and DDD recordings, and the performance dates, ranging from 1952 to 2010, make this item well-suited for a music library or a specialist's collection, so it is recommended for any who are fully acquainted with Mahler's work." -All Music Guide



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Works Details

>Mahler, Gustav : Das klagende Lied, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra
  • Performers: Sean Rea (Baritone); Alfreda Hodgson (Alto); Helena Dose (Tenor); Robert Tear (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Running Time: 65 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1878-1880

>Mahler, Gustav : Quartet for Piano and Strings in A minor
  • Ensemble: Domus Ensemble (Piano Quartet)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: circa 1876

>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
  • Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Running Time: 17 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1883-1885

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Running Time: 56 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: ?/?1884-03/1888

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
  • Performers: Hilde Rossel-Majdan (Voice); Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Running Time: 51 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888-1894

>Mahler, Gustav : Songs (3) for tenor & piano
  • Performers: Ian Bostridge (Tenor); Antonio Pappano (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 1880

>Mahler, Gustav : Aus der Jugendzeit (Lieder und Gesänge), songs (14) for voice & piano (or orchestra) in 3 volumes
  • Performers: Christa Ludwig; Gerald Moore (Piano)
  • Notes: Siemensvilla, Berlin, Germany (02/1978); Gemeindehaus, Berlin-Zehlendorf (02/1978); Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London (02/1978); St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, UK (02/1978); Potton Hall, Suffolk (02/1978); Siemensvilla, Berlin, Germany (02/1979/03/1980); Gemeindehaus, Berlin-Zehlendorf (02/1979/03/1980); Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London (02/1979/03/1980); St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, UK (02/1979/03/1980); Potton Hall, Suffolk (02/1979/03/1980); Siemensvilla, Berlin, Germany (05/1959); Gemeindehaus, Berlin-Zehlendorf (05/1959); Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London (05/1959); St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, UK (05/1959); Potton Hall, Suffolk (05/1959); Siemensvilla, Berlin, Germany (07/1998); Gemeindehaus, Berlin-Zehlendorf (07/1998); Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London (07/1998); St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, UK (07/1998); Potton Hall, Suffolk (07/1998); Siemensvilla, Berlin, Germany (12/2002); Gemeindehaus, Berlin-Zehlendorf (12/2002); Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London (12/2002); St Michael's Church, Highgate, London, UK (12/2002); Potton Hall, Suffolk (12/2002)
  • Running Time: 32 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1880-1891

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 3 in D minor
  • Performer: Philip Harrison (Trombone)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Running Time: 95 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893-1896

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 7 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: circa 1888

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 4 in G major
  • Performer: Margaret Price
  • Conductor: Jascha Horenstein
  • Running Time: 59 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1899-1900

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
  • Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
  • Running Time: 72 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1901-1902

>Mahler, Gustav : Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra)
  • Conductor: Bruno Walter
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 22 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1901-1904

>Mahler, Gustav : Rückert Lieder (5)
  • Performer: Janet Baker (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 37 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1901-1902

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic"
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 83 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1903-1904

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 7 in E minor
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Running Time: 76 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1904-1905

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Conductor: George Szell
  • Running Time: 7 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: ?/?1892-07/1898

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 8 in E flat major
  • Performers: Edith Wiens (Soprano); David Hill (Organ); Jorma Hynninen (Baritone); Hans Sotin (Bass); Richard Versalle (Tenor); Elizabeth Connell (Soprano); Felicity Lott
  • Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
  • Notes: Walthamstow Town Hall, London (04/1986); Westminster Cathedral, London, England (04/1986); Walthamstow Town Hall, London (10/1986); Westminster Cathedral, London, England (10/1986)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1906-1907

>Mahler, Gustav : Das Lied von der Erde
  • Performer: Fritz Wunderlich
  • Conductor: Otto Klemperer
  • Notes: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (02/1964); Kingsway Hall, London (02/1964); No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (07/1964/07/1966); Kingsway Hall, London (07/1964/07/1966)
  • Running Time: 63 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1908-1909

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 9 in D major
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 77 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1908-1909

>Mahler, Gustav : Symphony no 10 in F sharp major (realization by Deryck Cooke)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Running Time: 76 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 08/13/1964

>Mahler, Gustav : Rückert Lieder (5)
  • Performers: Wolfram Rieger (Piano); Thomas Hampson
  • Running Time: 37 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1901-1902

>Mahler, Gustav : Rückert Lieder (5)
  • Performer: Janet Baker (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 6 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 08/16/1901

>Mahler, Gustav : Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Performers: Alice Coote (Mezzo-soprano); Julius Drake (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track
  • Period Time: Modern