Gustav Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 5 ()

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Gustav Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 5 - Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne; Markus Stenz (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor
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There's a freshness and sense of freedom in this performance of Mahler's Fifth Symphony with Markus Stenz and Gürzenich-Orchester Köln that's initially quite appealing. The Cologne orchestra seems not so much to be playing the piece as improvising it, with the result that Mahler's counterpoint has rarely sounded so lyrical. Combined with the musicians' manifest virtuosity and their highly characterful playing, this performance can hold its own with the best ever recorded in terms of orchestral execution. Conductor Stenz ...

Gustav Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 5 2009, Oehms Classics

UPC: 812864018370