Mahler, Gustav, Part II

January 1, 2019, 7:00 pm

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For a second week we continue with the life and works of Gustav Mahler. This week features Kindertotenlieder sung by Kathleen Ferrier; Symphony of a Thousand; and tenor Fritz Wunderlich singing the Drinking Song of the Earth’s Sorrow from Das Lied von der Erde. This is to name just a few highlights- you don’t want to miss this week!

Playlist

Episode 1

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4, IV, Sehr behaglich
Mahler, piano
Mahler Plays Mahler
Pickwick 101; 1:46

Gustav Mahler: “Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder” & “Um Mitternacht” from Rückert Lieder
New Philharmonia/Barborolli; Baker
Kindertotenlieder, Ruckertlieder / Janet Baker
EMI 66996; 7:20

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4, I
Berlin Phil/ Haitink
Symphonies No. 4 & 5
Philips 475445; 17:28, :23, :49

Mahler: Symphony No. 4, I (excerpt)
Concertgebouw Orch/ Bernstein
Symphonie no. 4 / Bernstein, Wittek, Concertgebouw
DG 423607; :22

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4, III (excerpt), IV
Berlin Phil/Haitink; McNair, soprano
Symphonies No. 4 & 5
Philips 475445; 17:15, :20

Gustav Mahler: “Ich atmet’ einen Linden Duft” from Rückert Lieder
Bernstein, piano; Fischer-Dieskau
Bernstein Century – Mahler: Lieder / Fischer-Dieskau
Sony 61847; 3:27

Episode 2

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5, I & III
CSO/Solti
Symphony No. 5
London 414321; 11:53, 16:37

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5, IV
New York Phil/Walter
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
Sony 64457; 7:37

Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder (excerpts)
Vienna Phil/ Walter; Ferrier
Kindertotenlieder
EMI 66963; 9:27

Episode 3

Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder (excerpts)
Vienna Phil/ Walter; Ferrier, alto
Kindertotenlieder
EMI 66963; 13:55

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 8, “Symphony of a Thousand,” I, finale
Vienna Phil/Bernstein + soloists
Symphony No. 8 in E flat “Symphony of a Thousand”
DG 532402; 24:02, 13:45

Episode 4

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9, I & II (excerpts)
Columbia Symphony/ Walter
Symphony No. 9 in D major
Sony 92460; :57, :41

Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde, VI
Philharmonia Orch/Klemperer; Wunderlich, tenor; Ludwig, mezzo-soprano
Das Lied von der Erde / Klemperer, Ludwig, Wunderlich
EMI 66944; 29:25

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9, I (excerpt) & IV
Columbia Symphony/ Walter
Symphony No. 9 in D major
Sony 92460; :30, 21:06

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5, I (excerpt)
Mahler, piano
Mahler Plays Mahler
Pickwick 101; ​2:34

Episode 5

Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde, I
Philharmonia Orch/Klemperer; Wunderlich, tenor; Ludwig, mezzo-soprano
Das Lied von der Erde / Klemperer, Ludwig, Wunderlich
EMI 66944; 7:59

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 10, I (excerpt)
Philadelphia Orch/Ormandy;Philadelphia Orch/Ormandy
Symphony No 10 /Ormandy, Phildelphia Orchestra
Sony 67874; 1:55

William Malloch: “I Remember Mahler” Radio Interviews (excerpts)
LSO/Stokowski/William Malloch
The Mahler Broadcasts 1948 – 1982
NY Phil Special Edition Mahler Box Set; 2:03

Gustav Mahler: “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen” from Rückert Lieder
Cleveland Orch/Dohnányi; van Dam, bass baritone
The Early Recordings
Live @ the Salzburg Festival, 1992; 7:00

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 10, V
Philadelphia Orch/Ormandy
Symphony No. 10 /Ormandy, Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 67874; 21:26

William Malloch: Radio Int. Excerpts
1:05, 1:02

Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde, VI (excerpt)
Philharmonia Orch/Klemperer; Wunderlich, tenor; Ludwig, mezzo-soprano
Das Lied von der Erde / Klemperer, Ludwig, Wunderlich
EMI 66944; 4:13

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5, IV (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Symphony No. 5
London 414321; 3:08