"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom. I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." Gustave Courbet

20 June 2011

Mahler. Symphony No.1

Sometimes it sent shivers down my spine. Damn it all, where do people keep their ears and their hearts if they can't hear that!
- Mahler, after conducting the premier of his First Symphony

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony in Mahler's First Symphony, "Titan"

Program notes are here.

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