Mahler in America
Friday, July 23, 2010
This year symphonies around the world are celebrating the 150th birthday of Gustav Mahler. The composer's path to success was a bumpy one. After he made his American debut at Carnegie Hall in 1908, and a year later he was hired to conduct the New York Philharmonic. But Mahler soon fell out of favor in New York, and died suddenly. Studio 360's Eric Molinsky looks into the rumors swirling around the composer's New York years and the torment he endured.
Symphony No. 3 (Part One)Artist: Gustav MahlerAlbum: Mahler: Symphony No. 3Label: Deutsche Grammophon
FidelioArtist: Ludwig van BeethovenAlbum: Beethoven FidelioLabel: RCA
Symphony No. 8Artist: Gustav MahlerAlbum: Bernstein Century: Mahler conducted by Leonard BernsteinLabel: Sony
Symphony No. 5Artist: Gustav MahlerAlbum: Bernstein Century: Mahler conducted by Leonard Bernstein