Mahler Symphony #2 – Leonard Bernstein – London Symphony Orchestra


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Leonard BernsteinHere is the complete live performance of Mahler’s 2nd Symphony at the Edinburgh Festival in 1974, performed by the LSO with Bernstein conducting. Thanks to tokkemon for the upload!!!

Members of the brass section on this recording include Howard Snell and John Fletcher.

Does anyone know the names of the other players in the section?

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6 Responses to “Mahler Symphony #2 – Leonard Bernstein – London Symphony Orchestra”

  1. Andy says:

    OH MY GOD, I JUST PEED. Lol, jk, but that horns up was INSANE at the end! God, Bernstein conducts with so much empathy! He really feels the orchestra working at the end, and I bet he was dang tired, too! That’s just an incredible ending and a great work of music.

    • Jon says:

      hahaha :D Glad you enjoyed the concert, Andy! :) You’re right – it is an incredible piece of music, played by an incredible orchestra, with an incredible conductor :)

  2. Alan Frank says:

    Although Bernstein conducted it with the LSO at Edinburgh, this concert was actually filmed in Ely Cathedral and I think it was 1973 not 1974.

  3. Chris says:

    I watched a dvd of the concert last night for the first time…although a Mahler fan,and have spent a good deal of time in Ely Cathedral, I had no idea this concert had taken place on my doorstep…almost like seeing Mahler himself in action I like to think…..My dvd also features no.1 with Bernstein conducting at the concert houae in Vienna 1974…..

  4. Craig says:

    The principal trombonist is the great Dennis Wick who also played the same part in Solti’s LSO recording on Decca from the early 1960s.

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