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
Features: • 180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl • 2LP Set
Musicians: Wiener Philharmoniker Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Selections: Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) Symphony No. 5 LP 1 - Side 1: Part I 1. Trauermarsch. In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt LP 1 - Side 2: 1. Sturmisch bewegt, mit grobter Vehemenz
LP 2 - Side 3: Part II 1. Scherzo (I). Kraftig, nicht zu schnell / Scherzo (II). Molto moderato (Ziff. 11) LP 2 - Side 4: Part III 1. Adagietto. Sehr Iangsam 2. Rondo-Finale. Allegro-Allegro giocoso. Frisch