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Halle Orchestra

Mahler's Third Symphony

Thursday 18 May 2006 19:30-21:30 (Radio 3)

Live from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, Mark Elder conducts Mahler's majestic Third Symphony. This monumental work is a hymn to the world of nature from expressions of the awakening of primeval life in the vast first movement to the affirmation of life in the final exultant moments. Through his music, Mahler hoped that "nature in its totality may ring and resound".

Presented by Martin Handley.

Duration:

2 hours

Playlist:

Mahler: Symphony No 3 in D m
Birgit Remmert (mezzo-soprano)
Ladies of the Hallé Choir
Hallé Youth Choir
Manchester Boys' Choir
Halle Orchestra
Mark Elder (conductor)




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