Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Alto Rhapsody, op. 53: Fragment from Goethe's "Harz Journey in Winter", for contralto, male chorus and orchestra
Johannes Brahms 16:12
2 Nocturne for contralto and orchestra
César Franck 4:04
3 Songs on the Death of Children to poems by Friedrich Rückert: I. Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgehn
Gustav Mahler 6:14
4 Songs on the Death of Children to poems by Friedrich Rückert: II. Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen
Gustav Mahler 5:42
5 Songs on the Death of Children to poems by Friedrich Rückert: III. Wenn dein Mütterlein
Gustav Mahler 5:07
6 Songs on the Death of Children to poems by Friedrich Rückert: IV. Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen
Gustav Mahler 3:28
7 Songs on the Death of Children to poems by Friedrich Rückert: V. In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus
Gustav Mahler 5:41
8 Five Lieder to poems by Friedrich Rückert: I. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Gustav Mahler 7:08
9 Five Lieder to poems by Friedrich Rückert: II. Liebst du um Schönheit
Gustav Mahler 2:31
10 Five Lieder to poems by Friedrich Rückert: III. Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder
Gustav Mahler 1:31
11 Five Lieder to poems by Friedrich Rückert: IV. Ich atmet' einen linden Duft
Gustav Mahler 2:38
12 Five Lieder to poems by Friedrich Rückert: V. Un Mitternacht
Gustav Mahler 6:02

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1974-05-08 – 1974-05-09) (tracks 3–7)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (tracks 8–12)
composer:
Gustav Mahler (tracks 8–12)
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (1884) (track 2)
Gustav Mahler (1901 – 1904) (tracks 3–7)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1974-05-08 – 1974-05-09) (tracks 3–7)
Herbert von Karajan (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (tracks 8–12)
librettist:
Friedrich Rückert (German poet) (1833 – 1834) (tracks 3–7)
lyricist:
Louis de Fourcaud (track 2)
Friedrich Rückert (German poet) (tracks 8–12)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1974-05) (tracks 3–7)
Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (tracks 8–12)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1974-05-08 – 1974-05-09) (tracks 3–7)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (tracks 8–12)
orchestrator:
Max Puttmann (track 9)
producer:
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 3–12)
premiered at:
[concert] (1905-01-29) (tracks 8, 10–12)
[concert] (1907-02-08) (track 9)
publisher:
recorded at:
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1974-05-08 – 1974-05-09) (tracks 3–7)
Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (tracks 8–12)
later versions:
Kindertotenlieder: I. "Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 3)
Kindertotenlieder: II. "Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 4)
Kindertotenlieder: III. "Wenn dein Mütterlein" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 5)
Kindertotenlieder: IV. "Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 6)
Kindertotenlieder: V. "In diesem Wetter" (Version für kleines Orchester von Rainer Riehn) (track 7)
part of:
Rückert-Lieder (movement) (tracks 8–12)
Kindertotenlieder (tracks 3–7)
recording of:
Nocturne (track 2)
Kindertotenlieder: I. "Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n" (1974-05-08 – 1974-05-09) (track 3)
Kindertotenlieder: III. "Wenn dein Mütterlein" (1974-05-08 – 1974-05-09) (track 5)
Kindertotenlieder: V. "In diesem Wetter" (1974-05-08 – 1974-05-09) (track 7)
Rückert Lieder: I. Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (track 10)
Rückert Lieder: II. Ich atmet' einen linden Duft (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (track 11)
Rückert Lieder: III. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (track 8)
Rückert Lieder: IV. Um Mitternacht (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (track 12)
Rückert Lieder: V. Liebst du um Schönheit (1974-05-08 – 1974-10-14) (track 9)

Release

part of: Deutsche Grammophon Collection (number: 042)