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Mahler: Symphony No. 1 (including 'Blumine')

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski

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Symphony No. 1 in D Major  
1
I. Langsam. Schleppend – immer sehr gemächlich [Slow, held back – Always very leisurely]
Gustav Mahler; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
15:56
2
II. ‘Blumine’ [Flowers]: Andante allegretto
Gustav Mahler; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
6:48
3
III. Kräftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell – Trio. Recht gemächlich [Moving strongly, but not too fast – Trio. leisurely]
Gustav Mahler; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
8:16
4
IV. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen – Sehr einfach und schlicht wie eine Volksweise [Solemn and measured, without dragging – Very simple, like a folk melody]
Gustav Mahler; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
10:17
5
V. Stürmich bewegt – Sehr gesangvoll [Tempestuously – Very melodious]
Gustav Mahler; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Vladimir Jurowski
19:34
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    60:51
"I have played this more than half a dozen times and have on each occasion increasingly marvelled at the sheer rightness of Jurowski's judgment regarding colouring, dynamics, texture and tempo ... an extraordinarily sensitive and nuanced account ... this recording is a triumph."
- MusicWeb International

"Jurowski ‘hears’ everything but better yet the reasons for everything. His precipitous way with tempo contrasts creates moments of high drama in the outer movements, as does his understanding of Mahler’s very particular orchestration. The LPO strings are on fire in the opening of the finale ... has the second theme ever felt so naturally, honestly phrased? ... if ever there was a case for wanting the roar of applause, this is it."
- Gramophone

Recorded live in December 2010, this opening chapter of Mahler's spiritual autobiography is presented in stunning sound quality by Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra as part of their cycle of Mahler symphonies. The performance restores the symphony's original serenade-like second movement Blumine, removed by Mahler after negative criticism.
48 kHz / 24-bit PCM – LPO Studio Masters

Recorded live at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, London

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