Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5: Adagietto
Gustav Mahler 7:37
2 Quartetto serioso, F minor, op. 95 (arr. Mahler): I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:53
3 Quartetto serioso, F minor, op. 95 (arr. Mahler): II. Allegretto, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:42
4 Quartetto serioso, F minor, op. 95 (arr. Mahler): III. Allegro assai vivace, ma serioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:14
5 Quartetto serioso, F minor, op. 95 (arr. Mahler): IV. Larghetto espressivo - Allegro agitato
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:25
6 Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)
Arnold Schönberg 28:20
7 Opening of Mahler’s Adagietto as recorded in 1926 by Willem Mengelberg and the Amsterdam Concertgebouw
Gustav Mahler 0:58
8 Opening of Mahler’s Adagietto as recorded 15 January 1938 by Bruno Walter and the Vienna Philharmonic
Gustav Mahler 1:06
9 Opening of Mahler’s Ich bin der Welt abhanden as recorded 24 May 1936 by Bruno Walter and the Vienna Philharmonic
Gustav Mahler 0:57
10 Schönberg’s 1950 program notes to Verklärte Nacht read in the original English by Richard Hoffmann, Schönberg’s secretary and assistance 1948 - 1951
Arnold Schönberg 10:38

Credits

CD 1

strings arranger:
Gustav Mahler (tracks 2–5)
Arnold Schönberg (1917) (track 6)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1810 – 1811) (tracks 2–5)
Arnold Schönberg (1899) (track 6)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1902) (tracks 1, 7–9)
conductor:
Kenneth Slowik (tracks 1–5)
Willem Mengelberg (1926) (track 7)
Bruno Walter (1936-05-24) (track 9)
Bruno Walter (1938-01-15) (track 8)
Kenneth Slowik (1995) (track 6)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1936-05-24) (track 9)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1938-01-15) (track 8)
Smithsonian Chamber Players (1995) (track 6)
orchestrator:
Gustav Mahler (tracks 2–5)
spoken vocals:
Richard Hoffmann (20th century composer) (track 10)
premiered at:
[concert] (1924-12) (track 6)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagietto From Symphony no. 5 (arr. J. Nurse for piano quintet) (tracks 1, 7–9)
Adagietto aus der 5. Symphonie (for violin and piano, Wittinger) (tracks 1, 7–9)
Im Abendrot (tracks 1, 7–9)
Symphony no. 5 in C-sharp minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 1, 7–9)
has revision:
Verklärte Nacht, op. 4 (for string orchestra, 1943 revision) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Symphony no. 5: Adagietto (tracks 1, 7–9)
part of:
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95 (for string orchestra, arr. by Mahler) (movement) (tracks 2–5)
Symphony no. 5 (movement) (tracks 1, 7–9)
partial recording of:
recording of:
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95: I. Allegro con brio (for string orchestra, arr. by Mahler) (track 2)
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95: II. Allegretto ma non troppo (for string orchestra, arr. by Mahler) (track 3)
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95: III. Allegro assai vivace ma serioso (for string orchestra, arr. by Mahler) (track 4)
Verklärte Nacht, op. 4 (for string orchestra) (1995) (track 6)
version of: