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MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 1,

    
 

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MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 1, "Titan" (with scenery and sights from Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Germany) (NTSC)

MAHLER Symphony No 1, “Titan”
with scenery and sights from SWITZERLAND / AUSTRIA / ITALY / GERMANY

 

The Places
The journey starts in Switzerland, in the canton of Thurgau, leading from Steckborn and the Bodensee to the Rhine Falls. From Styria, in Austria, comes Hochosterwitz Castle and from Bavaria Weikersheim Castle, the latter intercut with wild life from the Austrian Assling Nature Park. The tour ends amid the strangely shaped mountains of the Dolomites in Southern Tyrol, a region divided between Austria and Italy.

The Music
In a remarkable way Mahler, in his symphonies and songs has seemed to reflect the world of today in all its bewildering variety and has now won an established place in concert repertoire. Distinguished as a conductor, his fame as a composer has grown over the years since his death. The music included here is Mahler’s Symphony No 1, nick-named Titan, not for its massive power, but after the book by Jean Paul, a strong influence over earlier romantics and over Mahler at this stage in his career. The symphony breathes the spirit of the Austrian countryside, reflected in Mahler’s songs.

 

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 54 mins
No of DVDs: 1








Composer(s):
Mahler, Gustav

Label: Naxos

Series: A Musical Journey

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 2.110314

Barcode: 747313531455

Distribution Note(s):

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Physical Release: 12/2012

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