The Resource Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in Brahms' Requiem and Szymanowski's Stabat Mater, German requiem, Johannes Brahms ; [produced by James Mallinson]

Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in Brahms' Requiem and Szymanowski's Stabat Mater, German requiem, Johannes Brahms ; [produced by James Mallinson]

Label
Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in Brahms' Requiem and Szymanowski's Stabat Mater, German requiem
Title
Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in Brahms' Requiem and Szymanowski's Stabat Mater
Title part
German requiem
Statement of responsibility
Johannes Brahms ; [produced by James Mallinson]
Title variation
German requiem
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Director
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
ger
Summary
Valery Gergiev, with his largely Russian repertory and dramatic manner, isn't the first conductor who comes to mind for Brahms' warm and ecumenical German Requiem. But this reading, which was half of a pair of successive concerts at the Barbican concert hall in London (music from both performances is used here), works very well, and there's not much identifiably Russian about it. Gergiev adopts the modern tendency to take the work in flowing, moderate tempos, and it comes in at just over an hour, quite a bit less than in many of the classic versions. One challenge with this kind of reading is to keep all the forces intact, for Brahms, as warmly melodic as he may be, is always a contrapuntist at heart. Here the sizable fugues of the second movement, "Denn alles Fleisch ist wie Gras," pose few problems for the London Symphony Chorus and its director, Simon Halsey. The work's big tunes, which so many listeners find life-affirming, are done with the straightforwardness that serves them best, and the players of the London Symphony Orchestra, who surely have played the work many times, find freshness in it. The live sound from the LSO's own label is exemplary. A fine representation of this work for both collectors and newcomers to its wonders
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Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1833-1897
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brahms, Johannes
Credits note
Directed by Olivier Simonnet
Date of event
30 and 31 March 2013
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/featuredMedium
  • soprano voice
  • baritone voice
Language note
Sung in German
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/mediumNote
SATB
Other event information
Recorded
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/performanceMedium
  • mixed chorus
  • orchestra
PerformerNote
Sally Matthews, soprano ; Christopher Maltman, baritone ; London Symphony Orchestra ; London Symphony Chorus ; Valery Gergiev, conductor
Place of event
Barbican Hall, London
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1975-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mallinson, James
  • Maltman, Christopher
  • Matthews, Sally
  • Gergiev, Valeriĭ
  • Simonnet, Olivier
  • London Symphony Chorus
  • London Symphony Orchestra
Runtime
65
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Requiems
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in Brahms' Requiem and Szymanowski's Stabat Mater, German requiem, Johannes Brahms ; [produced by James Mallinson]
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?MARC;3798169
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from resource description page (viewed October 17, 2017)
  • Written in 1868
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (65 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1009118369
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3798169/marc
Video recording format
other
Label
Valery Gergiev conducts the LSO in Brahms' Requiem and Szymanowski's Stabat Mater, German requiem, Johannes Brahms ; [produced by James Mallinson]
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?MARC;3798169
Publication
Note
  • Title from resource description page (viewed October 17, 2017)
  • Written in 1868
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (65 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1009118369
  • (VaAlASP)ASP3798169/marc
Video recording format
other

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