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Mahler Symphony No.5

Saturday 12th November 2016, 7.30 pm
St Andrew Holborn, 5 St Andrew St, London EC4A 3AB

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The Symphony No. 5 by Gustav Mahler was composed in 1901 and 1902, mostly during the summer months at Mahler's cottage at Maiernigg. Among its most distinctive features are the trumpet solo that opens the work with the same rhythmic motive as used in the opening of Beethoven's 5th symphony and the frequently performed Adagietto - possibly Mahler's most famous piece of music, for just strings and harp, which was used in the film Death in Venice.
 
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Mahler  Symphony No.5
 
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