Mahler: Symphony No 6

  • Catalogue Number LSO0038
    UPC 822231103820

    James Mallinson producer
    Tony Faulkner sound engineer

    Recorded November 2002, Barbican, London

    DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording
    Notes in English / en Francais / auf Deutsch

  • Editor's Choice Gramophone Magazine

    Classical CD of the Week 'A superlative account of the Sixth Symphony.' Sunday Times

    'Superb.' The Observer

    'This performance of Mahler's Sixth, captured live last november, garnered rave reviews at the time and it is easy to hear why. Jansons draws out all the music's profundity of thought.' Daily Telegraph

    'Has sweep and scope and is superbly played ... highly recommended.' The Guardian

    'A magical disc ... highly polished.' Classic FM Magazine

    'Mariss Jansons and the LSO are a formidable team ... a real gem.'
    The Scotsman

    'I was absolutely knocked out ... wonderful.'
    James Jolly (editor of Gramophone) for Music Week (UK)

£8.99

Mariss Jansons, London Symphony Orchestra


Mahler said that his Sixth Symphony expressed 'the cruelties I have suffered and the pains I've felt.' Few symphonies have captured emotions with such brutal perfection, nor been so prophetic.


Composer   Mahler
Conductor   Mariss Jansons
Performers   London Symphony Orchestra

Track list
Disc 1
1. Symphony No 6 in A minor - 'Tragic': I. Allegro energico, ma non troppo
2. Symphony No 6 in A minor - 'Tragic': II. Andante moderato
3. Symphony No 6 in A minor - 'Tragic': III. Scherzo: Wuchtig

Disc 2
1. Symphony No 6 in A minor - 'Tragic': IV. Sostenuto - Allegro energico

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