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A Noble Attempt: Thomas Dausgaard Leads the Seattle Symphony in Mahler’s Tenth

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Thomas Dausgaard
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Can we really claim that there is a Mahler Ten? Opinions remain sharply divided among the most fervent Mahlerians. Some refuse to consider the proposition of performing even the first movement of the composer’s final, unfinished symphony – let alone any of the various attempts to construct a performable whole using the extensive sketches Mahler left behind at his death in 1911.

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