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The Penguin Guide
Barbirolli's famous 1969 version on any count is one of the greatest, most warmly affecting performances ever committed to disc, expansive, yet concentrated in feeling: the Adagietto is very moving... A classic version.
Recording information: Watford Town Hall (07/16/1969-07/18/1969).
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Works DetailsMahler, Gustav : Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor
- Conductor: John Barbirolli
- Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
- Notes: Watford Town Hall (07/16/1969-07/18/1969)
- Running Time: 73 min. 43 sec.
- Period Time: Post Romantic
- Form: Orchestral
- Written: 1901-1902