Mahler And Ye: Song Of The Earth
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Long Yu
Michelle DeYoung, Brian Jagde, Liping Zhang, Shenyang, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Long Yu - Mahler & Ye: The Song of the Earth - Centuries-old Chinese poetry is brought to life in a new recording from Long Yu and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. The album is their 2nd for Deutsche Grammophon and was recorded in Shanghai with soloists Michelle DeYoung, Brian Jagde, Liping Zhang, and Shenyang. It pairs Mahler's symphonic song-cycle Das Lied von der Erde, based on German translations of six ancient Chinese poems, with the world premiere recording of Xiaogang Ye's settings of the same texts in the original Mandarin.