Leonard Bernstein conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker for this performance of Mahler's Fifth Symphony on audiophile 180g vinyl.
Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the United States of America to receive worldwide acclaim. According to music critic Donal Henahan, he was "one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history."
"Bernstein at his exciting best...Fiery, demonic and triumphant, this is one of the benchmark Bernstein recordings." -Michael McManus, Gramophone
"...everything here is underlined, every note given extra emphasis..." -Christopher Abbot, Fanfare
180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl
Cutting at Emil Berliner Studios
Pressed at Pallas GmbH in Germany
From the Original Masters of Universal Music
Audiophile Lacquer Discs Cut by the Expert "Maarten de Boer"
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Symphony No. 5
LP 1 - Side 1:
1. Trauermarsch. In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt
LP 1 - Side 2:
1. Sturmisch bewegt, mit grobter Vehemenz
LP 2 - Side 3:
1. Scherzo (I). Kraftig, nicht zu schnell / Scherzo (II). Molto moderato (Ziff. 11)
LP 2 - Side 4:
1. Adagietto. Sehr Iangsam
2. Rondo-Finale. Allegro-Allegro giocoso. Frisch