Tuesday, October 2, 2012

NY Philharmonic: Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 3

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Leonard Bernstein, performs the first movement ("Kräftig, Entschieden") of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 3; Mahler composed the symphony between 1893 and 1896. Mahler's longest work, and the longest piece in the standard repertoire, a typical performance is between ninety minutes and 100 minutes.