Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio from Symphony No. 10 - Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor); Elza van den Heever (soprano); Erin Wall (soprano); James Morris (baritone);...
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  1. Symphony No. 10 in F sharp major (incomplete)
  2. Symphony No. 8 in E flat major ("Symphony of a Thousand")
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In spite of its small flaws, this is undeniably a great performance of Mahler's Eighth. It has the right balance of line and harmony, the right feel for mass and momentum, the right sense of being in and of the moment, and above all, the sheer audacity to pull off the whole mighty and monumental work. Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas is not quite as precise as he should be at every point in the score. Some entrances are not exact, some sonorities are not properly balanced, and some tempo relationships are not as tight as ...

Mahler: Symphony No. 8; Adagio from Symphony No. 10 2009, San Francisco Sym

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