Lisa Hirsch's Classical Music Blog. The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time.
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Friday, October 09, 2009
Some pieces you love for their brilliant construction, some you love in spite of the fact that they needed an editor, or something. Mahler falls into the latter category for me. In the right hands, the incredible beauty and intensity of a Mahler symphony conquer all - and I just heard a gorgeous performance of the 2nd, on Bartok Radio.