Gergiev's Mahler

Mahler: Symphony No 5


Mahler Symphony No 5 CD cover

Mahler Symphony No 5 CD cover

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Valery Gergiev conductor

Outstanding Recording 'No one can afford to ignore this record'  International Record Review

Mahler’s Fifth Symphony marked a new direction in his compositions and a step away from the choral elements of the previous three symphonies. The work was completed during one of the happiest periods of Mahler’s life, and the symphony showcases virtuosic orchestral playing, an exquisite love song without words for his wife Alma, and a jubilant finale.


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Outstanding Recording  'This is a magnificent performance in every respect. The orchestral playing is consistently of the highest quality, individually and collectively, the musicians clearly inspired by the insight and total conviction of their conductor. No one can afford to ignore this record' International Record Review


Valery Gergiev conductor
London Symphony Orchestra

Recording Details

James Mallinson producer
Neil Hutchinson and Jonathan Stokes for Classic Sound Ltd balance engineers

Recorded September 2010, Barbican, London
DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording

Notes in English/en français/auf Deutsch

SACD - compatible with all CD players
Catalogue number - LSO0664
UPC - 822231166429

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