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Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

Alice Coote, Burkhard Fritz, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Marc Albrecht

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"Four Stars ... (Coote's) singing is exquisitely coloured; every word matters ... well worth hearing ..."
- The Guardian

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Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth)  
1
I. Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde (The Drinking Song of Earth's Misery)
Gustav Mahler; Alice Coote; Burkhard Fritz; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
8:02
2
II. Der Einsame im Herbst (The Lonely One in Autumn)
Gustav Mahler; Alice Coote; Burkhard Fritz; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
9:41
3
III. Von der Jugend (Of Youth)
Gustav Mahler; Alice Coote; Burkhard Fritz; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
3:01
4
IV. Von der Schönheit (Of Beauty)
Gustav Mahler; Alice Coote; Burkhard Fritz; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
7:40
5
V. Der Trunkene im Frühling (The Drunkard in Spring)
Gustav Mahler; Alice Coote; Burkhard Fritz; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
4:29
6
VI. Der Abschied (The Farewell)
Gustav Mahler; Alice Coote; Burkhard Fritz; Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Marc Albrecht
29:50
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    62:43
"Well, well! After three decades, we finally have another great recording of Das Lied. This is a performance for the ages. Make room for it next to whatever other Das Lieds you already own."
- Fanfare

"Four Stars ... sound (is) stunningly evocative and dynamically wide ... anyone grabbing this edition will not be disappointed at all and audiophiles will probably find it in their players more than any other current version."
- Audiophile Audition

The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra accompanies mezzo-soprano Alice Coote and tenor Burkhard Fritz on this recital of the often-recorded symphony Das Lied von der Erde, consisting of six songs for two alternating singers. It represents a synthesis of the two great pillars in Mahler’s oeuvre, the symphony and the song. Coote and Fritz are the best known soloists for this work, having performed it with top orchestras all over the world.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

DSD recording
Recording venue: Beurs van Berlage, Yakult zaal, Amsterdam, June 21,22 - 2012
Executive Producer: Job Maarse Recording
Producer: Wolfram Nehls
Balance Engineer: Jean-Marie Geijsen
Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot
Editing: Wolfram Nehls

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