Mahler's Symphonies by Mahler's Orchestra!
The ultimate Mahler collection—the New York Philharmonic's first complete set of Mahler's symphonies. Nearly 14 hours of digitally remastered recordings, featuring 10 conductors and 15 soloists; William Malloch's legendary 1964 radio interviews with musicians who played under Mahler; rare audio interviews with Sir John Barbirolli, Leopold Stokowski, and Bruno Walter.
Included are two companion books (500 pages in all) with essays by Henry-Louis de La Grange, Howard Shanet, Alan Rich, and others; exclusive interviews with Philharmonic musicians; extensive excerpts from historical reviews; original program notes, texts, and translations. Also in this set are rare archival photos and reproductions; complete chronologies of New York Philharmonic Mahler performances, broadcasts, and recordings; and a comprehensive list of Mahler's own concert programs in New York.