Gustav Mahler, Michael Tilson Thomas, The London Symphony Orchestra - Mahler: Symphony No. 7 download mp3 album
Symphony No. 7 by Gustav Mahler was written in 1904–05, with repeated revisions to the scoring. It is sometimes referred to by the title Song of the Night (German: Lied der Nacht), which Mahler never knew (and certainly would be unlikely to have sanctioned). Although the symphony is often described as being in the key of E minor, its tonal scheme is more complicated. The symphony's first movement moves from B minor (introduction) to E minor, and the work ends with a rondo finale in C major
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This Michael Tilson Thomas provides in spades in one of his finest performances on disc. The Seventh has been given the picturesque epithet "Song of the Night" because of its preoccupation with a nocturnal sound world, by turns creepily unsettling and sweetly charming in the three middle movements. But MTT clearly understands what's at stake here in the larger architecture of the piece, particularly in the problematic, ambiguous meanderings of its two gigantic outer movements. Perhaps the least loved of Mahler's symphonies, the Seventh gets a fine treatment here from MTT and the London Symphony. While not electrifying or especially dramatic, I find the performace compelling in its simplicity and execution. The first movement is stately in a way I've not often heard, emphasizing the march-like qualities of the opening rather than creepiness of the strings and tenor horn.
Beautifully shaped, wonderfully colored, powerfully dramatic, and lovingly lyrical, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony's recording of Mahler's Seventh Symphony is not as only as good or better than the previous seven recordings in their Mahler cycle, it is as good or better than most of the Sevenths recorded in the past 20 years. Tilson Thomas has grown into one of America's most skilled and dedicated Mahler conductors, and his understanding of the composer's greatnesses as well as his weaknesses makes him one of the most sympathetic.
Composed By – Gustav Mahler. Conductor – Michael Tilson Thomas. Engineer – Peter Laenger. Liner Notes – Michael Steinberg. Orchestra – San Francisco Symphony. Photography By – Michele Clement, Terrence McCarthy. Producer – Andreas Neubronner. Matrix, Runout: S42039-C 8. Read offset correction : 686 Overread into Lead-In and Lead-Out : No Fill up missing offset samples with silence : Yes Delete leading and trailing silent blocks : No Null samples used in CRC calculations : Yes Used interface : Native Win32 interface for Win NT & 2000. TOC of the extracted CD. Track Start Length Start.
The London Symphony Orchestra performs over 120 concerts a year at the Barbican Centre in London and on tour around the world. Michael Tilson Thomas: 50th Anniversary. Symphony No 7 was written over the course of just a few months, albeit with a year's gap between the first and second sitting. Immediately after finishing his Sixth Symphony in 1904, he sketched the second and fourth movements of the Seventh. He then completed the first, third and fifth movements in just four weeks in Maiernigg, Mahler's summer home, the following summer. The piece premiered in Prague with the Czech Philharmonic on 19 September 1908. The Seventh includes interesting orchestration, similar to some of Mahler's other symphonies (particularly his Fifth and Sixth)
Schattenhaft Gustav Mahler; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas. 4. IV. Nachtmusik II. Andante amoroso Gustav Mahler; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas. 5. V. Rondo - Finale. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus on a live performance of Mahler's victorious Symphony No. 7, captured in March 2005. This album is one volume in the complete cycle of Mahler symphonies Thomas recorded with the SFS between 2001 and 2009, a series that received worldwide acclaim and won a combined seven Grammies. 96 kHz, 24-bit PCM – San Francisco Symphony Studio Masters.
|1-1||Symphony No. 7: Movement 1|
|1-2||Symphony No. 7: Movement 2|
|1-3||Symphony No. 7: Movement 3|
|2-1||Symphony No. 7: Movement 4|
|2-2||Symphony No. 7: Movement 5|
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