Gustav Mahler (1860–1911)

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Gustav Mahler (1860-1911 : Austria) Conductor: Valery Gergiev Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: LSO Live Catalogue ID: LSO 0663

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911 : Austria) Conductor: Bernard Haitink Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Philips Catalogue ID: 4389352

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911 : Austria) Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel Ensemble: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela Record label: Classic FM/UCJ Catalogue ID: CFM D4

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Favourite symphony

Quiz: Can we guess your favourite symphony in just NINE questions?

Claudio Abbado Mahler 9

This INTENSE silence at the end of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony is almost too powerful

Trumpeter Paul Beniston

This trumpeter performed an epic Mahler solo and turned PURPLE with effort

Mahler Cuban Rumba

Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’ as a Cuban Rumba will make you feel born again

Mahler 7th symphony

Here’s why Mahler’s Symphony No. 7 is an agonising work of infinite genius

Mahler Second Symphony manuscript asset

A close-up look at the handwritten Mahler manuscript that just sold for a record £4.5m

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These are the scariest pieces of music ever written