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“A Summer Morning Dream”: Mahler’s Third Symphony

Friday, June 18, 2010

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“A Summer Morning Dream”: Mahler’s Third Symphony

It was almost 25 years ago to the day that I first heard Mahler’s Third Symphony. I was walking around the hills behind the Stanford University campus at sunset, listening to the piece on my Sony Walkman, and when the huge, glowing chords that bring the work to a close stopped ringing in my ears [...]

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