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Quote from: Spotted Horses on November 21, 2021, 06:54:28 PMI enjoy Neumann/Czech PhilNeumann is not one to wear his heart on his sleeve in Mahler, which is good for the 7th, since no on seems to agree on what the "message" of the symphony is.
Quote from: Mirror Image on November 21, 2021, 07:40:16 PMI've seen you mention this Neumann cycle several times. It certainly makes me think I'm missing something. I own the set, but I don't think I've really given the attention it deserves.
Quote from: JBS on November 21, 2021, 07:43:58 PMIt's on my shopping list.So many other things, too!
Quote from: Spotted Horses on November 21, 2021, 07:45:00 PMI like it because Neumann eschews histrionics, lets the music speak for itself. Similar, in that way, to the Haitink cycle. And the Czech Philharmonic produces beautiful sonorities. A matter of taste, of course.
Quote from: vers la flamme on November 21, 2021, 07:13:57 AMI really like the Michael Tilson Thomas/LSO on RCA Victor. Just got it recently.
Quote from: hvbias on November 24, 2021, 04:42:58 AMJust curious, do you hear any noise reduction on this box? I was sampling the Kletzki Beethoven reissue box on Supraphon and it does have some noise reduction, the earlier CDs from the 90s sounded better.
Quote from: amw on November 21, 2021, 07:57:57 PMGielen [SWR] - usually described as "modernist"; I'm not really sure what's modernist about it in all honesty. Never had a strong opinion about it
Quote from: hvbias on November 24, 2021, 04:42:58 AMThis is one of my favorites as well. Just curious, do you hear any noise reduction on this box? I was sampling the Kletzki Beethoven reissue box on Supraphon and it does have some noise reduction, the earlier CDs from the 90s sounded better.
Quote from: lordlance on April 12, 2022, 01:45:59 AMThoughts on the latest Mahler 7s from two of BPO's music directors?Petrenko with Bavarian State Orchestra:Simon Rattle with Berliner Philharmoniker:
Quote from: LKB on July 03, 2022, 06:58:48 AMRattle and the BPO toured with M7 in 2017. Since my greatest concert experience was M7 as realized by Haitink with his RCO in 1984, l was keen to hear what Rattle would make of the piece with his orchestra. I was so bored, l left the hall during the third movement to use the facilities; the usher let me back in after a bit of sweet-talking.The one saving grace was Jonathan Kelly's oboe playing, but for his efforts I'd have counted the evening as a bust.
Quote from: vers la flamme on August 16, 2022, 02:59:52 AMMy favorites for this symphony include: Michael Tilson Thomas/LSO (rather new to me, but so, so good)Abbado/Chicago (I've been told many times that the Berlin is even better; I'll get it eventually, I'm sure)Bernstein/NY (first I ever heard, but it's been a while)Boulez/Cleveland (the only Boulez Mahler recording to which I would apply the Boulez cliches of "clinical" performance, but it's a magnificent realization of the piece)I also have the Klemperer but cannot make heads or tails of it.
Quote from: lordlance on August 16, 2022, 01:37:33 AMHave you tried any of other Rattle's Mahler?
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