Humanities Moments

The Berlin Philharmonic Plays Mahler

Contributed by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
Herbert von Karajan
David Denby discusses hearing Herbert von Karajan conducting a performance of Mahler’s 9th Symphony—a moment which made him realize the power of music as a universal language.

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The Berlin Philharmonic Plays Mahler

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David Denby discusses hearing Herbert von Karajan conducting a performance of Mahler’s 9th Symphony—a moment which made him realize the power of music as a universal language.

Source

The Berlin Philharmonic's performance of Symphony No. 9 by Gustav Mahler

Contributor

David Denby, author, journalist, film critic

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david-denby-berlin-philharmonic-plays-mahler

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