Essential Bernstein

The New York Philharmonic This Week: The Mahler Revival

The New York Philharmonic This Week celebrates the Bernstein Centenary with a five-part series of broadcasts dedicated to their former music director.

In Part 1, host Alec Baldwin guides us through some of the landmark recordings and archival material from the Gustav Mahler renaissance that Bernstein helped cultivate and inspire.

The Mahler Revival

In this episode:

MAHLER: Symphony No. 4 (from February 1, 1960)
Reri Grist, Soprano

MAHLER: Symphony No. 8, “Symphony of a Thousand” (from September 23, 1960)
Adele Addison, Lucine Amara, Lili Chookasian, Jennie Tourel, Richard Tucker, Ezio Flagello, George London, Schola Cantorum of NY, Juilliard Chorus, Columbus Boychoir

MAHLER: Adagio from Symphony No. 10 (from April 8, 1975)

00:00:00 Introduction to Symphony No. 4
00:07:07 Mahler: Symphony No. 4, I. Bedächtig, nicht eilen
00:23:59 Mahler: Symphony No. 4, II. In gemächlicher Bewegung, ohne Hast
00:33:07 Mahler: Symphony No. 4, III. Ruhevoll, poco adagio
00:53:38 Mahler: Symphony No. 4, IV. Sehr behaglich
01:02:06 Introduction to Symphony No. 8
01:05:00 Mahler: Symphony No. 8, I. Hymn: Veni Creator
01:28:55 Introduction to Adagio from Symphony No. 10
01:30:12 Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10
01:56:36 Closing and Credits

Host: Alec Baldwin
Producer: Mark Travis
Executive Producer: Vince Ford
Underwriters: Kaplen Brothers Fund; Audrey Love Charitable Foundation; The National Endowment for the Arts; MetLife Foundation

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