Mahler: Symphony No 6
Catalogue Number LSO0038
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.'
'I was absolutely knocked out ... wonderful.'
James Jolly (editor of Gramophone) for Music Week (UK)
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.
|Performers||London Symphony Orchestra|
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
1. Symphony No 6 in A minor - 'Tragic': IV. Sostenuto - Allegro energico