A Tribute to Rafael Kubelík

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COMPOSERS: Arnold Schoenberg,Gustav Mahler,Johannes Brahms
LABELS: Praga Digitals
ALBUM TITLE: A Tribute to Rafael Kubelík
WORKS: Mahler, Brahms and Schoenberg
PERFORMER: Hamari, Wagermann, Rendall, Borkh, Hoffman, Topper, etc; Bavarian Radio Choir and Symphony/Kubelík
CATALOGUE NO: Praga Digitals PRD/DSD 350118 (hybrid CD/SACD) (1962-79)

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An odd disc, with Mahler Das klagende Lied to begin with, well sung, as is everything here; a passionate account of the Brahms Alto Rhapsody, with glorious solo singing; and half an hour of Schoenberg’s great Gurrelieder, exquisitely played.

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Michael Tanner