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Leonard Bernstein Mahler: Complete Symphonies Hand-Numbered Limited Edition 16LP Box Set

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16LP Box Set Featuring Bernstein's 1980s Mahler Symphonies Cycle!
First International Release on Vinyl of Symphonies 8 & 10!
Hand-Numbered, Limited Edition of Only 2,600!

Leonard Bernstein's acclaimed 1980s cycle of Mahler's symphonies is for the first time presented as a complete set on vinyl, Symphonies Nos. 8 and 10 even seeing their very first international release on vinyl. Considered "a personal statement by one great musician on another" (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs), this cycle was recorded with three orchestras themselves closely linked to Mahler's compositional and conductorial output, in which Bernstein "finds the universal in Mahler's exquisite, often tortured self-consciousness" (Time Magazine): the Concertgebouworkest, New York Philharmonic, and Wiener Philharmoniker. Soloists include Barbara Hendricks (No. 2), Christa Ludwig (Nos. 2 & 3) and, among others, Margaret Price and José van Dam (No. 8).

This set includes 16 LPs in sleeves or gatefolds respectively, based on the original releases including artwork by Art Deco artist Erté and original liner notes about the works in English and German. As a bonus, facsimiles of the recording documentation are added, as well as new liner notes by Rainer Maillard from Emil Berliner Studios, documenting the remastering process for this edition.

Features

  • Hand-Numbered, Limited Edition of 2,600
  • 16LP Box Set
  • Remastered from Original Sources
  • Symphonies Nos. 8 & 10 - First International Release on Vinyl
  • Albums Presented in Single Sleeves or Gatefolds Based on Original Releases
  • Artwork by Erté
  • Original Liner Notes in English & German
  • Facsimiles of Recording Documentation
  • New Liner Notes by Rainer Maillard from Emil Berliner Studios
  • Made in the EU

Musicians

Leonard Bernstein conductor
Concertgebouoworkest Amsterdam (LP 1, LP 6, LP 15+16 - Symphony No. 9)
New York Philharmonic (LP 2+3, LP 4+5, LP 11+12)
Wiener Philharmoniker (LP 7+8, LP 9+10, LP 13+14, LP 15+16 - Symphony No. 10)
Barbara Hendricks vocals (LP 2+3)
Christa Ludwig vocals (LP 2+3, LP 4+5)
The Westminster Choir (LP 2+3)
New York Choral Artists (LP 4+5)
Brooklyn Boys Chorus (LP 4+5)
Helmut Wittek vocals (LP 6)
Margaret Price vocals (LP 13+14)
Judith Blegen vocals (LP 13+14)
Gerti Zeumer vocals (LP 13+14)
Trudeliese Schmidt vocals (LP 13+14)
Agnes Baltsa vocals (LP 13+14)
Kenneth Riegel vocals (LP 13+14)
Hermann Prey vocals (LP 13+14)
Jose van Dam vocals (LP 13+14)
Wiener Singverein (LP 13+14)
Wiener Sangerknaben (LP 13+14)
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor (LP 13+14)

Selections

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

LP 1
Symphony No. 1 "Titan"
LP 2+3
Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"
LP 4+5
Symphony No. 3
LP 6
Symphony No. 4
LP 7+8
Symphony No. 5
LP 9+10
Symphony No. 6 "Tragic"
LP 11+12
Symphony No. 7
LP 13+14
Symphony No. 8 "Symphony of a Thousand"
LP 15+16
Symphonies Nos. 9 & 10 (Adagio)

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