Prime Music

Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $0.85 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices Add to Cart
$13.32  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player


Mahler: Sym No 3 / Schoenberg: Pelleas & Melisande [Import]

Mahler , Vermillion , German Sym Orch , Ashkenazy Audio CD
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Price: $13.05 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 1 left in stock.
Sold by Fulfillment Express US and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it Tuesday, Sept. 23? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details

Special Offers and Product Promotions

Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed

Product Details

  • Audio CD (October 15, 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Eloquence
  • ASIN: B0045DO8SS
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #510,662 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

Two gargantuan late-Romantic Austrian works are coupled on this very rare recording by Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Deutsches Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin. The recording had limited release in Germany and this is its first international release.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a truly pleasant surprise! February 17, 2011
What a nice surprise this is! It won't, however, make you change your mind about the favored Mahler 3 that's already sitting in your collection. But it's still far better than I had a expected. And, as those who are already familiar with this conductor might expect, Ashkenazy directs a tight and cogent performance; a no-frills outing that's a real plus in a a work so sprawling as this one. None of the movement's disappoint. The offstage posthorn solo (trumpet, actually) in the third movement sounds gorgeous and atmospheric. This is now my personal favorite Mahler 3 from a European source. While perhaps a notch less powerful than either the Chailly/Concertgebouw Mahler 3 (Decca), or the Boulez/VPO one (DG), it's also a tinge 'brighter' and more agile on its toes. Iris Vermillion isn't the greatest mezzo soprano ever to have tackled Mahler, but neither is she a drawback. The Berlin based boys chorus is absolutely terrific in the choral "bim, bam" movement (5th movement) - very up front, and very enthusiastic sounding. Given that Decca Eloquence throws in an equally fine performance of Schoenberg's sprawling, 40 minute symphonic essay (more like a novel) on Materlinck's "Pelleas & Melisande", this isn't such a bad deal - even at 'special import' pricing. If you happen to want these two works together, don't balk. If you're coming to Mahler 3 for the first time, you could do a lot worse than starting right here.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only


There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Look for Similar Items by Category

Fulfillment Express US Privacy Statement Fulfillment Express US Shipping Information Fulfillment Express US Returns & Exchanges