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Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

Composer

Austrian conductor who greatly enhanced the reputation of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. As a composer his Romantic style was much influenced by Brahms, Wagner and Bruckner. His nine symphonies (and an unfinished tenth) were slow to gain international recognition but are now highly regarded.

Further Reading: Mahler

 Recording of the Week, Osmo Vänskä conducts Mahler's Fourth Symphony

Joined by soprano Carolyn Sampson, Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra continue their Mahler cycle with an exquisitely-detailed performance of the Fourth Symphony.

 Recording of the Week, Les Siècles perform Mahler's symphonic poem, Titan

François-Xavier Roth and his period-instrument orchestra perform Mahler's "tone poem in the form of a symphony in two parts and five movements", an early version of his First Symphony.

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