Mahler - Symphony No.5 | Profil PH14045

Mahler - Symphony No.5

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Label: Profil

Cat No: PH14045

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 29th September 2014

Contents

Artists

WDR Sinfonieorchester Koln

Conductor

Jukka-Pekka Saraste

Works

Mahler, Gustav

Symphony no.5 in C sharp minor

Artists

WDR Sinfonieorchester Koln

Conductor

Jukka-Pekka Saraste

About

"The Fifth is a cursed work. Nobody gets the point of it." That was Gustav Mahler's frustrated comment on the performance of his latest work in 1905 in Hamburg, where as former opera director he should have been able to count on staunch support. In the same vein, an Italian who had to copy the score for a concert in Trieste shortly afterwards - complete with the composer's numerous changes - irritably scribbled the words "la sinfonia maledetta" on the cover sheet.

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