Dec 13, 2017
Did the famous composer Gustav
Mahler work his fatal heart murmur into his final ninth symphony?
To try and answer this question, I’m joined by Dr. Kevin Nordstrom
of the Great Composers Podcast. We’ll delve into Mahler’s diseases,
a history of heart sounds, musical theory, his obsession with
mortality, and the unfortunate circumstances of his own death.
Classical music and medicine, in one podcast! What more could you
want? And included (at no extra charge!) is a new #AdamAnswers
about the origins of respiratory therapy.
You can listen to Dr.
Nordstrom’s Great Composers Podcast on
iTunes or on his website.
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