Mahler, Gustav, Part I

January 1, 2019, 7:00 pm

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An Austrian composer who thought, “A symphony should be like the world: it must embrace everything.” With his ten-plus symphonies, Mahler’s world extended horizons beyond anything known to concert audiences. His vision stretched the boundaries of the orchestra, of the symphonic form and even this radio show! Join us for two full weeks on the symphonies of Gustav Mahler.

Playlist

Episode 1

Hans Rott: Symphony in E Major (excerpts)
Cincinnati Philharmonia/Samuel
Symphony in E Major / Gerhard Samuel
Helios 55140; 1:16, :45, 1:13

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, III (excerpt)
New York Phil/Walter
Symphonies 1 & 2
Sony 64447; :26

Gustav Mahler: Das Klagende Lied (excerpts)
Hallé Orch/Nagano; Blochwitz, tenor; Hagegård, bass
Das Klagende Lied
Elatus 927490162; ​7:57, 1:04

Gustav Mahler: Lieder Eines Fahrenden Geselle
Vienna Phil/Bernstein; Hampson, baritone
Songs of the Wayfarer; Kindertotenlied
DG 431682; 17:26

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1, “Titan”, I
Columbia Symphony/ Walter
Symphonies 1 & 2
Sony 64447; 13:19

Episode 2

Gustav Mahler: “Ging Heut Morgen Übers Feld” from Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen
Mahler, piano
Mahler Plays Mahler
Pickwick 101; 2:51

Gustav Mahler: “Hans und Grete” from Lieder und Gesänge
Kirchschlager, mezzo-soprano; Deutsch, piano
Mahler, Korngold: Lieder
Sony 68344; 2:12

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1, “Titan,” II, III & IV
LPO/Tennstedt
Mahler: Complete Symphonies / Tennstedt, London Philharmonic
EMI 72941; 7:45, 10:50, :08, :12, 19:16

Gustav Mahler: “Ich Ging Mit Lust Durch Einen Grünen Wald”
Mahler, piano; Carlson, mezzo-soprano
Mahler Plays Mahler
Pickwick 101; ​1:42, 3:14, 2:08

Episode 3

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, III (excerpts)
New York Phil/Walter
Symphonies 1 & 2
Sony 64447; 2:33

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” I
Philharmonia Orch/Klemperer
Symphony No. 2
EMI 67255; ​19:02

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, II “I Remember Mahler” Radio Interviews (excerpts)
LSO/Stokowski / William Malloch
The Mahler Broadcasts 1048 – 1982
BBC Legends 4136 NY Phil Special Edition Mahler Box Set
10:18, 1:29 :57

Gustav Mahler: “Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt” from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
LSO/Szell; Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Des Knaben Wunderhorn
EMI 67256; 3:58

Bruno Walter: NYPO broadcasts (excerpt)
LSO/Stokowski / William Malloch
The Mahler Broadcasts 1048 – 1982
NY Phil Special Edition Mahler Box Set; 1:00

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, III & IV + V (excerpt)
NY Phil/Walter; Forrester, mezzo-soprano
Bruno Walter Conducts Mahler Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
Sony 6444714:56; 1:34

Episode 4

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection”, excerpt + IV & V
NY Phil/Walter; Forrester, mezzo-soprano; Cundari, soprano
Symphonies 1 & 2
Sony 64447; :33, 33:49

Gustav Mahler: “Ablösung im Sommer” from Lieder und Gesänge
Kirchschlager, mezzos-soprano; Deutsch, piano
Mahler, Korngold: Lieder / Kirchschlager, Deutsch
Sony 68344; 1:39

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3, III
New York Phil/Bernstein
Symphony No. 3 / Ruckert Lieder / Kindertotenlieder
Sony 61831; 17:54

Episode 5

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in d minor, I, IV & V
NY Phil/Bernstein; Ludwig, mezzo-soprano
Symphony No. 3 / Ruckert Lieder / Kindertotenlieder
Sony 61831; 34:38, 13:33

Gustav Mahler: “Wenn Mein Schatz Hochzeit Macht” from Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen
Columbia Symphony Orch/Walter; Miller, mezzo-soprano
Symphonies 1 & 2
Sony 64447; ​4:03