A superb string ensemble with a fresh approach to contemporary music
MAHLER : Symphony No 2 – Heather Harper (sop) / Helen Watts (mezzo) / London SO and chorus / Georg Solti – HDTT
MAHLER : Symphony No 2 – Heather Harper (sop) / Helen Watts (mezzo) / London Symphony Chorus / London SO / Georg Solti – HDTT [various formats including hi-res PCM & DSD from www.highdeftapetransfers.com] [Reviewed from DSD64 files] TT: 80:34 ****: A historic recording of Mahler’s Second Symphony under Solti’s baton, now “resurrected” with HDTT! […]
Three Mahler symphonies in hi-res sound and recent recordings on Blu-ray audio-only. GUSTAV MAHLER: Symphony No. 8 “Symphony of a Thousand”; Symphony No. 10 (Deryck Cooke version) – 2016 – High Definition Tape Transfers Blu-ray stereo ****: GUSTAV MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” – 2016 – High Definition Tape Transfers Blu-ray 5.0 surround and 2.0 […]
“MAHLER Rarities” = Symphony No. 2 in c minor “Resurrection”: Andante moderato; Sym. No. 4 – Soloists/ Hilversum Radio Philharmonic/ Paul van Kempen – Pristine Audio
The Mahler legacy adds two rare documents of innate interest to the history of recorded sound. “MAHLER Rarities” = Symphony No. 2 in c minor “Resurrection”: Andante moderato only; Sym. No. 4 in G Major – Cadillac Sym. Orch./ Arnold Schoenberg (Sym. No. 2)/ Corry Bijster, sop./ Hilversum Radio Philharmonic Orch./ Paul van Kempen – […]
MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 in c minor “Resurrection” – Vienna Philharmonic/ Zubin Mehta/ Ilena Cotrubas, sop./ Christa Ludwig, contralto – Decca audio-only Blu-ray
Another spectacular Mahler Second, this time in hi-res stereo on Blu-ray.
PENDERECKI: Piano Concerto ‘Resurrection’; Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra – Barry Douglas, p./ Lukasz Dlugosz, flute/ Warsaw Philharmonic Orch./Antoni Wit – Naxos
Piano and flute concertos by the Polish master Krzysztof Penderecki continue his integration of avante-garde and Romantic styles, with dramatic results.
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 3; MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” – Anny Felbermeyer, sop./ Sonja Dreksler, alto/ Austrian Radio Choir/ Vienna Sym. Orch./ F. Charles Adler – Music&Arts (2 mono CDs)
Two previously unreleased performances by F. Charles Adler testify to his authenticity in the great Viennese tradition which he inherited directly from Mahler.
MAHLER: Symphony No. 1 in D; Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection" – Nadine Conner, sop./ Mona Paulee, mezzo/ Westminster Choir/ New York Philharmonic/ Bruno Walter – Music & Arts (2 CDs)
This performance from the early days of Mahler acceptance—1942—strikes us with dynamic athleticism.
MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, “Resurrection” – Soloists & Choir / /Israel Philharmonic/ James Levine – Helicon
A fine and welcome addition to the Mahler discography.