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MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 8, "Symphony of a Thousand" (Cologne Gurzenich Orchestra, Stenz)

Composer(s):Mahler, Gustav
Artist(s)
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Orchestral
Catalogue OC653
Label Oehms Classics
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
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Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

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Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


Review By John Quinn,MusicWeb International,March 2013

This is a considerable recording of the Eighth and it’s a splendid addition to the Stenz cycle. Indeed, I believe it’s one of the best issues in the series to date…Markus Stenz, in offering us a clear-sighted approach to this mammoth score manages to keep his sense of proportion and objectivity without sacrificing excitement. He really has the measure of this music and he puts it across very well indeed. His soloists…deliver their demanding parts expertly and with ringing conviction. The choirs do very well indeed and the orchestral playing is perhaps the best I’ve heard from the Gürzenich-Orchester…

more....


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