Bernstein on Mahler - The Little Drummer Boy (1985)

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Leonard Bernstein examines the roots of composer Gustav Mahler's inspiration, in a programme to celebrate the 125th anniversary of his birth. Music from the nine symphonies, The Song of the Earth and the Wunderhorn Cycle are featured.

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