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Which recording do you like the most? - Mahler 1st Excerpt (20sec)

Tell me!

Which recording do you like the most? why? can you hear any difference between them?… Leave your comment!!

¿Cuál grabación te gusta mas? ¿por qué? noch 26 Wörter

Critical Listening

Mahler 9th & Adagio

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Herbert von Karajan.


Bruder Martin

The lunch conversation inspiring Phil on Music was about the third movement of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, in D Major.  It seems only fitting that my first post be on this movement, a surprisingly humorous funeral march.   noch 188 Wörter

Two Observations

TWO OBSERVATIONS together only because I wrote them in pencil in the end-papers of a book. (Middlemarch by George Eliot):

These wispy things—clouds—gathering around the hard geometry of the city buildings and their silhouettes. noch 65 Wörter


Morlot's intimate view of Mahler's panoramic Third in Seattle

My latest review has now been posted on Bachtrack:

With the seemingly boundless D major chord that ends Mahler’s Third Symphony as final benediction, the departing audience encountered a series of suspended chimes in gentle tintinnabulation: part of a recent installation in Benayoya Hall’s grand lobby by Trimpin, Seattle Symphony’s composer-in-residence.
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Andris Nelsons' Farewell Concerts

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Thursday 18th June, 7.30pm


City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra