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Stephen Johnson explores Mahler's frequent incorporation of singers and elements from his own songs into his symphonies.

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.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 2 May 2010 17:00

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