Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Daniel Harding - Mahler: Symphony No. 9 (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 82:34 minutes | 812 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet
As the last completed symphony that Mahler wrote, the Ninth has often been heard by audiences as the composer’s swan song: a nostalgic, moving farewell from a composer conscious of his own mortality. This interpretation is of course easily justifiable, as etched into the musical fabric of the symphony are references to the tragedies that befell the composer in the years before his death. Furthermore, it is wholly plausible that for a man as melodramatic as Mahler, the idea of a symphony that centres around themes of loss and finality would surely have been an appealing prospect.