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      Gustav and Alma Mahler

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      Larry offers a sampling of recordings by eminent Mahler interpreters Maureen Forrester, Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, Kathleen Ferrier and Fritz Wunderlich as well as an unexpected and hilarious tribute to Alma Mahler.


      Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde, “Der Trunkene im Fruhling”
      Fritz Wunderlich with the Philharmonia Orchestra
      Conducted by Otto Klemperer
      Recorded in London
      EMI 5 85747 2

      Mahler: Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection” “Urlicht”
      Brigitte Fassbender with the London Symphony Orchestra
      Conducted by Leopold Stokowski
      Recorded in London in 1974

      Mahler: Ruckert Lieder: “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen”
      Kathleen Ferrier with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Conducted by Bruno Walter Recorded in Vienna in 1952
      DECCA 478 3606

      Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn, “Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen”
      Elisabeth Schwarzkopf with Geoffrey Parsons, piano
      Recorded in London in 1968
      EMI CDM 7 63654 2

      Lehrer: “Alma”
      Tom Lehrer, self-accompanied
      Recorded at The Hungry I in San Francisco in 1965
      LP: REPRISE RS 6179

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