Classics of the Phonograph

The Song of the Night

Conductor Hermann Scherchen

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The German conductor Hermann Scherchen made a wide array of recordings for the Westminster label. He was an ardent supporter of the symphonies of Gustav Mahler and the in the 1950s he made some trail-blazing recordings of those monumental works. On Saturday at 11, we will play his recording of Mahler's 7th symphony, "The Song of the Night."