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Beethoven, Mahler - Part 1

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From the Royal Albert Hall. Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic performs Beethoven's punchy Symphony No 4 in B flat, a work packed with drama beneath its sunny surfaces.

BBC PROMS 2010

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

Simon Rattle and his renowned Berlin Philharmoniker bring a feast of Austro-German classics to the Proms, in two concerts on successive nights, beginning with symphonies by Beethoven and Mahler - the youthful, precocious piece with which Mahler launched his symphonic odyssey, and Beethoven's punchy 4th Symphony, a work packed with drama beneath its sunny surfaces.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major

Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

This Prom will be repeated on Monday 13th September at 2.00pm.

35 minutes

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Fri 3 Sep 2010 19:30

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