Mahler: Symphony No. 6, Solti (2-CD)

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Discs: 2
Record Label: London
Release Year:
1985

“When it comes to Minton . . . this is classy, subtle and undemonstrative singing, but no worse for that . . . a fine sample of an outstanding and often underrated singer.” — Gramophone

Beginning on March 26, 1970, Sir Georg Solti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra began recording Mahler’s Fifth Symphony — their first recording together. Those first sessions also included Mahler’s Sixth Symphony, along with Songs of a Wayfarer and selections from Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Over three weeks, Solti’s recording legacy began, and here, two of the rare, original recordings are immortalized.

Contents:

Mahler Symphony No. 6 in A Minor
April 1970, Medinah Temple, Chicago

Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer)
Yvonne Minton mezzo-soprano
April 1970, Medinah Temple, Chicago