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Mahler: Symphonies 1-9

Isobel Buchanan (soprano - No. 2), Mira Zakai (mezzo - No. 2), Helga Dernesch (mezzo - No. 3), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano - No. 4), Arleen Auger, Heather Harper, Lucia Popp (sopranos - No. 8), Yvonne Minton (mezzos - No. 8), Rene Kollo (tenor - No. 8), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone - No. 8), Martti Talvela...

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Contents

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major 'Titan'

Work length56:14
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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1983-10-10
  • Recording Venue: Orchestra Hall, Chicago

1. Langsam. Schleppend

Track length15:50
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2. Kräftig bewegt

Track length7:45
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3. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen

Track length11:39
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4. Stürmisch bewegt

Track length21:00
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Mahler: Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'

Work length1:21:24
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  • Mira Zakai (contralto), Isobel Buchanan (soprano)
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1980-05-05
  • Recording Venue: Medinah Temple, Chicago

1. Allegro maestoso. Mit durchaus ernstem und feierlichem Ausdruck

Track length20:53
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2. Andante moderato. Sehr gemächlich

Track length11:19
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3. Scherzo: In ruhig fliessender Bewegung

Track length10:22
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4. "O Röschen rot! Der Mensch liegt in grösster Not!" (Sehr feierlich aber schlicht) Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn: "Urlicht"

Track length4:50
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5. Im Tempo des Scherzo - Langsam misterioso

Track length34:00
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Mahler: Symphony No. 3

Work length1:32:30
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  • Helga Dernesch (mezzo-soprano)
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Women's Chorus, Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1982-11-13
  • Recording Venue: Orchestra Hall, Chicago

1. Kräftig. Entscheiden

Track length30:49
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2. Tempo di minuetto. Sehr mäßig

Track length9:49
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3. Comodo. Scherzando. Ohne Hast

Track length16:50
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4. Sehr langsam. Misterioso: "O Mensch! Gib acht!" 'O Mensch! Gib acht'

Track length9:56
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5. Lustig im Tempo und keck im Ausdruck: "Bimm Bamm. Es sungen drei Engel"

Track length4:24
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6. Langsam. Ruhevoll. Empfunden

Track length20:42
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Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Work length54:36
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  • Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1983-04-28
  • Recording Venue: Orchestra Hall, Chicago

1. Bedächtig. Nicht eilen - Recht gemächlich

Track length16:22
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2. In gemächlicher Bewegung. Ohne Hast

Track length9:31
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3. Ruhevoll (Poco adagio)

Track length20:03
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4. Sehr behaglich: "Wir genießen die himmlischen Freuden"

Track length8:40
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Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Work length1:05:49
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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1970-03-26
  • Recording Venue: Medinah Temple, Chicago

1. Trauermarsch

Track length11:54
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2. Stürmisch bewegt. Mit größter Vehemenz - Bedeutend langsamer - Tempo I subito

Track length13:48
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3. Scherzo (Kräftig, nicht zu schnell)

Track length16:38
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4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam)

Track length9:50
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5. Rondo-Finale (Allegro)

Track length13:39
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Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor 'Tragic'

Work length1:16:48
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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1970-04-02
  • Recording Venue: Medinah Temple, Chicago

1. Allegro energico, ma non troppo. Heftig aber Markig

Track length21:06
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2. Scherzo (Wuchtig)

Track length12:32
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3. Andante moderato

Track length15:30
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4. Finale (Allegro moderato)

Track length27:40
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Mahler: Symphony No. 7

Work length1:17:50
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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1971-05-12
  • Recording Venue: Krannert Centre, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL.

1. Langsam - Allegro

Track length21:35
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2. Nachtmusik (Allegro moderato)

Track length15:45
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3. Scherzo

Track length9:15
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4. Nachtmusik (Andante amoroso)

Track length14:43
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5. Rondo - Finale

Track length16:32
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Mahler: Symphony No. 9

Work length1:25:25
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  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1982-05-03
  • Recording Venue: Orchestra Hall, Chicago

1. Andante comodo

Track length30:16
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2. Im Tempo eines gemächlichen Ländler. Etwas täppisch und sehr derb - Poco più mosso subito - Ländler, ganz langsam

Track length17:59
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3. Rondo. Burleske (Allegro assai. Sehr trotzig - Presto)

Track length12:30
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4. Adagio (Sehr langsam)

Track length24:40
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Mahler: Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part One: Hymnus "Veni creator spiritus"

Work length23:24
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  • Heather Harper (soprano), Martti Talvela (bass), Yvonne Minton (mezzo-soprano), Lucia Popp (soprano), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Helen Watts (contralto), René Kollo (tenor)
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Sängerknaben
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1971-08-30
  • Recording Venue: Sofiensaal, Vienna

"Veni creator spiritus"

Track length1:30
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"Imple superna gratia"

Track length4:25
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"Infirma nostri corporis"

Track length6:20
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"Accende lumen sensibus"

Track length4:43
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"Veni, Creator...Da gaudiorum praemia"

Track length3:49
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"Gloria sit Patri Domino"

Track length2:37
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Mahler: Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part Two: Final scene from Goethe's "Faust"

Work length56:12
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  • John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Martti Talvela (bass), Yvonne Minton (mezzo-soprano), Heather Harper (soprano), Lucia Popp (soprano), Helen Watts (contralto), Arleen Auger (soprano), René Kollo (tenor)
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Sängerknaben
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1971-08-30
  • Recording Venue: Sofiensaal, Vienna

Poco adagio: Waldung, sie schwankt heran

Track length14:10
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"Ewiger Wonnebrand"

Track length1:35
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"Wie Felsenabgrund mir zu Füßen"

Track length4:44
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"Gerettet ist das edle Glied"

Track length3:00
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"Uns bleibt ein Erdenrest"

Track length2:58
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"Höchste Herrscherin der Welt"

Track length8:07
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"Bei der Liebe, die den Fussen"

Track length4:54
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"Neige, neige, du Ohnegleiche"

Track length5:17
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"Blicket auf zum Retterblick"

Track length6:01
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"Alles Vergängliche"

Track length5:26
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