How Mahler Changed The World

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Composer Gustav Mahler’s music was dismissed during his lifetime, but revived in the 1960s by Leonard Bernstein’s cycle of recordings. We talk about the composer’s impact on modern life with classical music critic Norman Lebrecht, author of Why Mahler? Plus: Sound artists Bruce Odland and Sam Auinger present Requiem for Fossil Fuels - a composition that utilizes more than twenty years of on-location recording and found sounds.