Baltimore Symphony Orchestra percussionist John Locke stands beside conductor Marin Alsop, who holds the giant hammer Gustav Mahler includes in his Sixth Symphony. Izabel Zambrzycki/Baltimore Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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Hammered: Pounding Out The Excess In Mahler's Sixth Symphony

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Composer Peter Lieberson wrote his Neruda Songs for his wife, mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Johansen Krause/Peter Lieberson hide caption

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Measures Of Affection: Five Musical Love Letters

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William Schimmel distills Mahler's lengthy Ninth Symphony down to under seven minutes. Illustration by Joan Chiverton hide caption

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11Mahler 9

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    Mahler 9
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    Theater of the Accordion
    Artist
    William Schimmel/Wynton Marsalis
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    Roven Records
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    2015

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LA Philharmonic In Concert: Dudamel, Mahler And New Music

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Gustav Mahler wanted each of his symphonies to contain a world of emotions and ideas. Library of Congress hide caption

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A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World

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City By City, A Night At The Symphony

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Mostly Mozart Festival in Concert

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The Operatic Punch in Mahler's Symphonies

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Slimming Down the Classics

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