Editors’ Notes US recordings of Mahler's No. 8 remain a rarity, and this one from the Utah Symphony Orchestra—53 years after their first—is distinguished by the presence of the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They make a terrific sound that has been stunningly captured. Thierry Fischer is not an emotive Mahlerian in the Bernstein mold, but one who takes a fairly straight approach. With fine soloists, some accomplished orchestral playing, and, of course, that choir, this is an impressive achievement.

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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 1 "Veni, creator spiritus"
Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 1 "Veni, creator spiritus": a) Veni, creator spiritus (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 1 "Veni, creator spiritus": b) Interlude - Infirma nostri corporis (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 1 "Veni, creator spiritus": c) Accende lumen sensibus (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 1 "Veni, creator spiritus": d) Veni, creator spiritus (Reprise) [Live]
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 1 "Veni, creator spiritus": e) Gloria sit Patri Domino (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust"
Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": a) Poco adagio (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": b) Waldung, sie schwankt heran (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": c) Ewiger Wonnebrand (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": d) Gerettet ist das edle Glied vom Bösen (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": e) Hier ist die Aussicht frei (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": f) Äußerst langsam - Dir, der Unberührbaren (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": g) Neige, neige, du Ohnegleiche (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": h) Komm! Hebe dich zu höhern Sphären! (Live)
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Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand", Pt. 2 "Final Scene from Faust": i) Alles Vergängliche ist nur ein Gleichnis (Live)
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