Customer Reviews


2 Reviews
5 star:
 (2)
4 star:    (0)
3 star:    (0)
2 star:    (0)
1 star:    (0)
 
 
 
 
 
Average Customer Review
Share your thoughts with other customers
Create your own review
 
 
Most Helpful First | Newest First

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Glorious John., 1 May 2006
By 
Mr. David Morgan "david8a" (Surrey,England) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME)   
This review is from: Mahler: Symphony No 9 (Audio CD)
vaughan Williams description of John Barbarolli conducting his music could equally be applied to this stunning interpretation. If ever any recording demonstrated his genious at getting the world's great orchestras to play out of their skins,this surely is it. Great music,great playing,great conducting. Play late at night and the experience is overwhelming.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


19 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Mahler Triumph, 11 Jan 2003
By 
E. A. Redfearn "eredfearn2" (Middlesbrough) - See all my reviews
(TOP 1000 REVIEWER)    (VINE VOICE)    (REAL NAME)   
This review is from: Mahler: Symphony No 9 (Audio CD)
This symphony has been recorded many times over the years and I have no doubt, Mahler enthusiasts will have their own particular favorite. I particularly like the Solti/Decca version and the Haitink/Phillips which as far as I know, are still available. Mahler completed this monumental work before his death, and sadly never heard it performed in public. It is now recognised as one of Mahler's most advanced works, and a supreme achievement in its own right. This version by Sir John Barbirolli, first recorded in 1964, is a digitally remastered version and almost certainly should be given a try by Mahler fans. The overall performance is wonderful. The strings sound beautiful, especially in the famous Adagio. The sound may be a little unbalanced for some, too loud in some parts and barely audible in others. But it should not distract the listener from what is perhaps one of Barbirolli's finest achievement. Recorded on a single CD, it can be bought for a reasonable price bearing in mind the overall quality of the production.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


Most Helpful First | Newest First

This product

Mahler: Symphony No 9
Mahler: Symphony No 9 by Gustav Mahler (Audio CD - 2002)
Add to basket Add to wishlist
Only search this product's reviews