About the album
Here we start the release in North America of one of the most precious musical archives around the world: NHK's. NHK is Japanese Radio Television and its orchestra has hosted all great musicians during the decades of 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
The first volume in this valuable collection is devoted to Otmar Suitner conducting Gustav Mahler. Otmar Suitner was one of the most relevant conductors in East Germany. Mahler's Symphonies nos.1 and 2 were recorded in 1973 and 1979.
11Symphony No. 1 in D Major Langsam. schleppend
12Symphony No. 1 in D Major Kräftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell
13Symphony No. 1 in D Major Feierlich und gemessen, ohne ze schleppen
14Symphony No. 1 in D Major Strumisch bewegt
15Symphony No. 2 in C Minor Allegro maestoso
21Symphony No. 2 in C Minor Andante moderato
22Symphony No. 2 in C Minor Scherzo. In ruhig fliessender Bewegung
23Symphony No. 2 in C Minor Urlicht. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht
24Symphony No. 2 in C Minor Im Tempo des Scherzo