Sunday night symphonic finale

January 20, 2008

This is glorious. Leonard Bernstein brings Mahler’s immense Symphony No. 2 to an ecstatic conclusion. Bernstein’s involvement with the music is extraordinary; his whole body is filled with it. Would you sing for this man? What would you not sing for this man?

(Duration: 4 minutes)

2 Responses to “Sunday night symphonic finale”

  1. "Docto' G" Says:

    Brilliant. Absolutely brilliant.

  2. […] have posted excerpts from it before: the beginning and the ending, for instance. Here is a segment from near the middle: the wonderful interlude Urlicht, sung by […]

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