Classic FM Conversation: Who wrote the greatest symphony?

As David Mellor unpacks and explores a box set of symphonies this Sunday evening - who is the greatest?

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This week our resident critic and record enthusiast, David Mellor is going through Deutsche Grammophon's epic 55-CD boxed set 'The Vienna Philharmonic Symphony Edition'. 

Let's kick off a conversation the symphony: Who is the definitive composer of the symphony? Is it gargantuan Mahler or Bruckner, the world-changing Beethoven, or the classically proportioned works of Haydn or Mozart? What do you think? Let us know in the comments below.

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