*Disc 1 is a hybrid SACD containing the complete album on the SACD layer. Due to the time constraints of the CD format, the performance is split between Discs 1 & 2.
Mastered by Willem Makkee
Experience overwhelming sonics on this Decca Hybrid Stereo SACD. Mahler Symphony No. 3 by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta with Maureen Forrester, contralto. Considered to be one of the best Decca recordings; made in March 1978 in Royce Hall, U.S.A. by recording engineers James Lock and Simon Eadon. Mastered by noted mastering engineer Willem Makkee from the original tapes.
Maureen Forrester, contralto
The Los Angeles Philharmonic
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Sidney Harth, violin
Robert di Vall, posthorn
I Kraftig (part 1)
I Kraftig (conclusion) (part 1)
II Tempo di menuetto (part 2)
III Comodo (part 2)
IV Sehr langsam – Misterioso "O Mensch! O Mensch!" (part 2)
V Lustig im Tempo und keck im Ausdruck "Bimm bamm" (part 2)
VI Langsam (part 2)