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Mahler: Symphony No. 5

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Download links and information about Mahler: Symphony No. 5 by Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein. This album was released in 1988 and it belongs to genres. It contains 5 tracks with total duration of 01:15:00 minutes.

Artist: Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein
Release date: 1988
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Tracks: 5
Duration: 01:15:00
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor: I. Trauermarsch (In Gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie Ein Kondukt - Plötzlich Schneller. Leidenschaftlich. Wild - Tempo I) 14:34
2. Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor: II. Stürmisch Bewegt. Mit Größter Vehemenz - Bedeutend Langsamer - Tempo I Subito 15:00
3. Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor: III. Scherzo (Kräftig, Nicht Zu Schnell) (featuring Friedrich Pfeiffer) 19:08
4. Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto (Sehr Langsam) 11:18
5. Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor: V. Rondo-Finale (Allegro) 15:00

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Mahler's Fifth Symphony is a consistent crowd-pleaser with its powerful opening funeral march and its soulful Adagietto, originally a musical love letter to the composer's wife. Leonard Bernstein had a special affinity for Mahler, perhaps because he too was torn between his talents for conducting and composing. His '60s recordings almost single-handedly rescued Mahler's then declining reputation, but the live recordings with Mahler's own Vienna Philharmonic in the final years of Bernstein's life will stand as his legacy. It is hard to imagine a more emotionally satisfying reading of the Fifth in particular, by turns desperately anxious and ecstatically jubilant.