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Mahler Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection"

Valery Gergiev, Münchner Philharmoniker, Anne Schwanewilms, Olga Borodina

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Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, "Resurrection"  
1.1
I. Allegro maestoso - Mit durchaus ernstem, feierlichem Ausdruck
Gustav Mahler; Valery Gergiev; Muenchner Philharmoniker
21:20
1.2
II. Andante moderato - Sehr gemächlich, nie eilenII. Andante moderato: Sehr gemächlich, nie eilen
Gustav Mahler; Valery Gergiev; Münchner Philharmoniker
10:29
1.3
III. In ruhig fießender Bewegung
Gustav Mahler; Valery Gergiev; Münchner Philharmoniker
10:43
1.4
IV. Urlicht - Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht (feat. Olga Borodina)
Gustav Mahler; Valery Gergiev; Olga Borodina; Münchner Philharmoniker
5:06
1.5
V. Im Tempo des Scherzo, wild herausfahrend - langsam, misterioso (feat. Anne Schwanewilms, Anne Schöning, Olga Borodina)
Gustav Mahler; Valery Gergiev; Anne Schwanewilms; Anne Schöning; Olga Borodina; Münchner Philharmoniker
33:13
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    1:20:51
The recording of Mahler’s Second Symphony was made during the opening concerts of Valery Gergiev’s first season as Music Director of the Munich Philharmonic. Since first coming to prominence after winning the Karajan Conducting Competition at the age of 24, Gergiev has established himself as one of the world’s great conductors and communicators on the value and role of music in today’s society. The Munich Philharmonic had an especially close relationship with Gustav Mahler and has long been associated with his music. Mahler conducted the Munich Philharmonic at the world premieres of his very own Fourth and Eighth Symphonies as well as Das Lied von der Erde. Although he rarely offered direct insight into any specific meaning behind his music, Mahler’s symphonies are characterised by the sense of a composer openly expressing his emotions regarding the great struggle of “life”. His epic second symphony, often referred to as The Resurrection Symphony, culminates in a spectacular final movement, complete with chorus, as the music passes though darkness to a place of redemption and elation. For this astonishing recording, Gergiev and the Munich Philharmonic are joined by soprano Anne Schwanewilms and mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina, as well as the magnificent Munich Philharmonic Choir.
48 kHz / 24-bit PCM – MUNCHNER PHILHARMONIKER GBR Studio Masters

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