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Revisit: Mahler Symphony no. 5

performed by the Vienna Philharmonic under Pierre Boulez

From the order of the movements (where the usual first movement now comes second) it is difficult to speak of a key for the ‘whole Symphony’, and to avoid misunderstandings the key should best be omitted.

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Revisit: Mahler Symphony no. 2, 'Resurrection'

performed by the Saito Kinen Orchestra and the Shinyukai choir under Seiji Ozawa, Emiko Suga, soprano; Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto; or below, with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra under Claudio Abbado, Eteri Gvazava, soprano; Anna Larsson, mezzo-soprano… 2,932 more words


Mahler - Symphony No. 6 - Kondrashin

Label : Hanssler
Format : Flac track
Cover : Yes

Tracklist :

Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 6 in A minor

Baden-Baden SWR Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin


Revisit: Mahler Symphony No. 1 in D major

performed by the Chicago Symphony orchestra under Pierre Boulez

Here we are, beginning a whole new journey sort of all over again.

I started listening to Mahler’s symphonies  2,938 more words


Met Opera and Lincoln Center

When we booked our trip to New York, I said “I don’t care what we do whilst we’re there as long as we go to the Met”. 333 more words

68. Unisons

Orchestration is about making choices, picking the instruments of the orchestra to support the score, to produce the desired sound. The utilitarian choice: put the melody in the higher voices with harmony below such that the harmony does not overpower the melody. 3,130 more words