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Has everyone forgotten the songs? A still-notable recording of
Kindertotenlieder was made in 1928 by Heinrich Rehkemper and Jascha
Horenstein. And IIRC there's a scattering of individual songs as well.


On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 7:45 AM, Loftus Becker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> There is not much but there is more than that. I think a few songs were
> actually recorded while he was still alive, the Oskar Fried recording of
> the Second Symphony came out in 1924, and Ormandy recorded it in the 1930s.
>
> According to the (wonderful) Mahler Discography by Fulup (spelling?) the
> first Mahler Discography came out in 1932; it was one page long, but still,
> that’s a page.
>
> (Off topic.) All my messages come through with obvious translations of
> some characters. Anyone know how I can avoid this?
>
> -Lofty
>
> On May 9, 2014, at 12:00 AM, ARSCLIST automatic digest system <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Aside from the very obvious exception of Bruno Walter=2CI don't believe
> the=
> > re was much interest in Mahler before WWII.The 1940 (?) Dimitri
> Mitropolous=
> > Mahler with the NYPO is the only recording before the postwar period I
> am =
> > aware of.
> > =20
> > Roger
>