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Mahler: Symphonies 5, 7 & 8 (Pristine Audio)

A specialist issue, but Mahler devotees and admirers of Sir Adrian Boult will find it fascinating [JQ]

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Mahler: Symphony 8 (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) – A second view: Superbly performed by all concerned and expertly recorded [JQ]

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Mahler: Symphony 8 (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) Lean and direct, intent on clarity and sense of direction, but an apparent lack of some grandeur and sense of occasion [TD]

Ruby Hughes (soprano): End of My Days (BIS)

An outstanding recital; elegantly conceived, ideally recorded and beautifully performed [RHa]

Mahler: Symphony 3 (High Definition Tape Transfers)

A classic performance in a never-before-heard revelatory recording [NB]

Mahler: Symphony No 8 (BIS)

Not a library choice but there’s a lot going for this recording of the Eighth [JQ]

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Mahler: Symphonies Nos 5, 7 & 8 (Pristine Audio)

Revelatory Boult in Mahler from the archives [LD]

My Soul, What Fear You? (King’s College, Cambridge)

A fascinating Lieder recital [JQ]

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Mahler: Symphony No 8 (BIS)

Vänskä’s performance of Symphony of a Thousand; a rave review [EJW]

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Mahler Pioneers (SOMM)

This release will be of great interest to all Mahler devotees [JQ]

Mahler: Symphony No. 9 (Deutsche Grammophon)

(Déjà Review) In playing and interpretation it takes its place among the finest [TD]

Na’ama Goldman (mezzo-soprano): Legata (Solo Musica)

A fascinating new voice in a programme tied to her cultural heritage but with universal appeal [GF]

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Mahler: Symphony No 8 (BIS)

A stunner of a Mahler Eighth, one of the best since Solti’s classic account [RMo]

Reger: Requiem; Mahler: Orchestral songs (Capriccio)

A movingly immersive experience [MP]

Bella Adamova (contralto) There is home (Supraphon)

A superb recital of art songs, all of which perfectly suit her crystal-clear voice [SA]

Mahler: Symphony No.2 (Philharmonia Records)

Not the most “dangerous” or consistently inspired interpretation but so much of it exhibits elegance, beauty and restraint [RMo]

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Mahler: Symphony No 1 (Pentatone)

A recording in which those who have been following the Bychkov cycle can invest with confidence [JQ]

Editing Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony

An interview with Dr Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs by Lee Denham

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (Naxos Historical)

(Déjà Review) Spiritual engagement of the profoundest kind [JW]

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Mahler: Lieder (Signum Classics)

An exceptionally fine Mahler recital [JQ]

Schubert & Mahler: Symphonies (Orfeo)

(Déjà Review) As a piece of history in sound I found these performances fascinating and very enjoyable [TD]

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Entartete Musik (Antarctica Records)

Powerful, moving music beautifully performed and recorded let down by abject documentation [NB]

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Mahler Symphony No. 7 (BR Klassik)

Haitink’s late trudge through Mahler’s Song of the Night [LD]

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (Oehms Classics)

Another fine but essentially redundant issue in this Mahler series [RMo]