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Mahler: Symphony No. 9

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Symphony No. 9: I. Andante comodo
Symphony No. 9: II. In the tempo of a comfortable ländler, somewhat clumsy and very coarse
Symphony No. 9: III. Rondo: Burleske (Allegro assai, very insolent
Symphony No. 9: IV. Adagio (Very slow, and even holding back
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Total Tracks: 4   Total Length: 89:47

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A surprisingly great Mahler cycle


I have never been much of a Maazel fan, but I was completely won over by this new Mahler cycle. Maazel's tempi are on the slow side (really slow in Sym No 10), but there's never a sanse of dragging. The New York Philhatmonic (again not a favorite orchestra of mine) play their hearts out and reassert themselves as one of the great Mahler orchestras. Try this cycle. At a cost of 1 credit per movement, it is one of the best deals on eMusic.

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