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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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1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 2 May 2010 17:00

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