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Miah Persson (soprano)
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer
…Fischer's feeling of the Symphony's supple architecture, his ability to caress a phrase or point out a delicious colour without losing the sense of the larger flow, make this one of the most... — More…
Erin Wall, Elza van den Heever, Laura Claycomb (sopranos), Katarina Karnéus, Yvonne Naef (mezzos), Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor), Quinn Kelsey (baritone), James Morris (bass-baritone)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Choir,...
In part II, however, Tilson Thomas manages to create a sense of rapt introspection and untroubled serenity far removed from the more tangible and portentous lyricism Solti tends to provide in... — More…
Hallé Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, John Barbirolli
The songs of the Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen ('Songs of a Wayfarer') are quoted from Mahler's First Symphony and the fresh, springtime atmosphere is shared by both works. The orchestration... — More…
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
Rattle steals the prize in the three scherzo: Purgatorio is devilishly fast and sly, Schnelle Viertel explosive, and the lightning switches of mood in the Allegro pesante handled with flair. — More…
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Rafael Kubelik
Rafael Kubelík is essentially a poetic conductor and he gets more poetry out of this symphony than almost any other conductor who has recorded it. Although he takes the repeat of the first movement's... — More…