Mahler: Orchestral Songs

Christian Gerhaher - Mahler - Orchestral Songs (2013) {Sony Classical 88883701332}

Christian Gerhaher - Mahler - Orchestral Songs (2013) {Sony Classical 88883701332}
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Classical / Classical Vocal / Late Romantic

The incomparable lied baritone, Christian Gerhaher, revisits Gustav Mahler in his latest release Mahler: Orchestral Songs. Accompanied by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra , under the elegant baton of Kent Nagano, Gerhaher has recorded three Mahler song cycles in their authentic orchestral versions for the first time. On Mahler: Orchestral Songs, Gerhaher manages to blend with the compelling sound of the orchestra, but at the same time makes his baritone hover above the instruments, so that every word and nuance comes across without ever sounding forced. Simple in style and full of empathy, this is the art of song at its finest.
Christian Gerhaher - Mahler: Orchestral Songs (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Christian Gerhaher - Mahler: Orchestral Songs (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 54:35 minutes | 464 MB
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The incomparable lied baritone, Christian Gerhaher, revisits Gustav Mahler in his latest release Mahler: Orchestral Songs. Accompanied by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra , under the elegant baton of Kent Nagano, Gerhaher has recorded three Mahler song cycles in their authentic orchestral versions for the first time. On Mahler: Orchestral Songs, Gerhaher manages to blend with the compelling sound of the orchestra, but at the same time makes his baritone hover above the instruments, so that every word and nuance comes across without ever sounding forced. Simple in style and full of empathy, this is the art of song at its finest.
Leonard Bernstein - Bernstein/Mahler: The Complete Symphonies & Orchestral Songs (1998) (16 CD Box Set)

Leonard Bernstein - Bernstein/Mahler: The Complete Symphonies & Orchestral Songs (1998) (16 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | APE (Image+.cue, log) | 16 CDs, 15:49:48 min | Covers included | 3,8 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Deutsche Grammophon

This 16-disc set contains what is without a doubt the most distinguished collection of Mahler performances ever to have been assembled in one place. DG has sensibly collected all of Bernstein's Mahler for Polygram labels, including the London "Das Lied von der Erde," and all of the orchestral song cycles: "Song of a Wayfarer," "Kindertotenlieder," "Rückert-Lieder," and "Des Knaben Wunderhorn." All of these recordings have been issued separately to general critical acclaim, and despite a veritable warehouse of new Mahler discs in the '90s, Bernstein's versions by and large still reign supreme.
Roderick Williams, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Andrew Davis - Elgar: Falstaff & Orchestral Songs (2017)

Roderick Williams, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Andrew Davis - Elgar: Falstaff & Orchestral Songs (2017)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 275 MB
Label: Chandos | Tracks: 23 | Time: 74:12 min

Sir Andrew Davis takes his multi-award-winning Elgar discography to the next level with breathtaking interpretations of Falstaff, Elgars most accomplished and characteristic work, and several orchestral songs, with exemplary support from the BBC Philharmonic, all recorded in surround-sound. Owing to its technical challenges and more complex harmonic language, the composer always had a high opinion of Falstaff, saying that he had enjoyed writing it more than any other music I have ever composed and perhaps for that reason it may prove to be among my best efforts.
Gustav Mahler - Nine Symphonies, Orchestral Songs, etc. - Sinopoli (2015) {17CDs Deutsche Grammophon}

Gustav Mahler - Nine Symphonies, Orchestral Songs, etc. - Sinopoli (2015) {17CDs Deutsche Grammophon}
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Classical / Romantic / Symphonic

My first reaction was to wonder whether we had not passed saturation-point for recordings of Mahler's Fifth Symphony. Over a dozen are currently available, of which any one of those mentioned above should satisfy the needs of even an insatiable Mahlerian. All are performances on insight, executed in majestic style, and several are available on CD. Now comes Sinopoli to add to the pile. Remembering colleagues' reviews of his London performances of Mahler, I put this recording on the turntable with misgivings. But I have to report that I now gladly make room for this remarkable performance alongside my other favourites. It does not displace them, but it complements them.
Part of the art of conducting seems to me to lie in the ability to make the listener attend afresh to familiar music, to reveal new or different facets. This is what Sinopoli does here, and whatever may go on in the concert hall (I have not heard him there), in the recording studio, judging by this release, the most certainly does not miss or misjudge the spirit of the music.
Mahler: Kindertotenlieder, Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen, Ruckert-lieder / Karneus (2011)

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder, Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen, Ruckert-lieder / Karneus (2011)
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Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1600

Swedish Mezzo-soprano and former winner of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition, Katarina Karnéus is joined on this disc by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki to perform three of Gustav Mahler’s orchestral songs. As a composer, Gustav Mahler was absorbed by song and symphony as complementary genres deeply involved with each other. In his first symphony, Mahler included two themes from the song cycle Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, originally scored for voice and piano, which he had recently composed to his own poems. It was perhaps the experience of orchestrating these themes in his symphony that a few years later inspired Mahler to create the version for voice and orchestra.

Einojuhani Rautavaara – Song of My Heart: Orchestral Songs (2006)  Music

Posted by d'Avignon at April 13, 2013
Einojuhani Rautavaara – Song of My Heart: Orchestral Songs (2006)

Einojuhani Rautavaara – Song of My Heart: Orchestral Songs (2006)
Classical/Contemporary | FLAC lossless | cuesheets+log | covers+booklet | 57m41s | 253mb
Label: Ondine | cat. no. ODE 1085-2

Shostakovich · The Orchestral Songs · Vol. 2  Music

Posted by enjopin at Nov. 26, 2009
Shostakovich · The Orchestral Songs · Vol. 2

Shostakovich · The Orchestral Songs · Vol. 2 · Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra · Neeme Järvi
Ilya Levinsky, tenor · Elena Zaremba, contralto/Alt · Sergei Leiferkus, baritone

Classical | EAC | APE, CUE, LOG 256 MB | MP3 HQ, Tracks 118 MB | 1 CD | Covers | rs.com | 1995

Shostakovich · The Orchestral Songs · Vol. 1  Music

Posted by enjopin at Nov. 25, 2009
Shostakovich · The Orchestral Songs · Vol. 1

Shostakovich · The Orchestral Songs · Vol. 1 · Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra · Neeme Järvi
Luba Orgonasova, soprano · Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto · Philip Langridge, tenor

Classical | EAC | APE, CUE, LOG 199 MB | MP3 HQ, Tracks 97 MB | 1 CD | Covers | rs.com | 1994
Gustav Mahler - Leonard Bernstein - Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, Volume I: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 (2005) (REPOST)

Gustav Mahler - Leonard Bernstein - Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, Volume I: Symphonies Nos. 1-4, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Des Knaben Wunderhorn (2005)
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Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon - 00289 477 517

It is all too easy to take Gustav Mahler's symphonies and orchestral songs for granted in the 21st century's first decade. More than ever before, concert performances and recordings of these works abound, and at a level of proficiency that reveals the remarkable extent to which musicians worldwide have assimilated the composer's idiom. Given the music's primacy in today's central orchestral repertoire, we forget how the great Mahler advocates of the past had to champion his music in the face of adversity. "Who can bear those monstrous symphonies, those over-blown, out-of-date horrors," asked one leading music critic when the New York Philharmonic launched a Mahler Festival to celebrate the composer's 1960 centenary.