Author Topic: Mahler: Symphonies of Songs  (Read 1653 times)

Offline Matthew

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Mahler: Symphonies of Songs
« on: April 30, 2010, 08:26:18 AM »
There are two "Discovering Music" programmes on Mahler coming up on BBC Radio 3 this Sunday May 2nd (17:00 UK time) and the following Sunday, presented by Stephen Johnson. Here is the info:

"Gustav Mahler frequently incorporated singers into the line ups of his Symphonies, but he also used elements from his own songs in them. In the first of two programmes, in a year that sees the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, Stephen Johnson delves into the world of Mahler's Symphonies to explore these echoes."

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I think these programmes should be available to listen to after the broadcast via the BBC iPlayer.

Offline barry guerrero

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Re: Mahler: Symphonies of Songs
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2010, 10:06:51 PM »
The point is an obvious one, but it's still good to bring it to the attention of those people who don't already know the music and texts.


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