Mahler: Symphony No. 8 in E flat major 'Symphony of a Thousand'

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Mahler: Symphony No. 8 in E flat major 'Symphony of a Thousand'

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NBD0009

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1

Release date:

28th March 2011

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0730099000963

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Mahler: Symphony No. 8 in E flat major 'Symphony of a Thousand'


Barbara Kubiak - Soprano I (Magna Peccatrix), Izabela Klosinska - Soprano II (Una Poenitentium), Marta Boberska - Soprano III (Mater Gloriosa), Jadwiga Rappé - Alto I (Mulier Samaritana), Ewa Marciniec - Alto II (Maria Aegyptica), Timothy Bentch - Tenor (Doctor Marianus), Wojtek Drabowicz - Baritone (Pater Ecstaticus) & Piotr Nowacki - Bass (Pater Profundis)

Warsaw Boys Choir, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Antoni Wit

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With its enormous vocal, choral and orchestral forces, Mahler’s Eighth Symphony, later to be dubbed 24-bit, 96 kHz Stereo and Surround recordings. ‘Symphony of a Thousand’, is one of the largest and longest symphonies in the active repertoire. Part One, inspired by the Whitsuntide Vesper hymn Veni creator spiritus, is an invocation to the Creator Spirit. Part Two, a setting of the closing scene from Goethe’s Faust, depicts Faust’s redemption through wisdom and love. “Try to imagine the whole universe beginning to ring and resound”, was how Mahler himself described the impact of the closing pages of the Symphony.

AUDIO Presented in HIGH DEFINITION 24-BIT 96 KHZ

5.1 Surround

DTS-HD Master Audio

PCM Stereo 2.0

Total Running Time: 1:20:51

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