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Barbican Centre: Hall
|Nielsen's flute concerto, a Miraculous Mandarin, and a Mermaid|
|Carl Nielsen had an exceptional understanding of the nuances of woodwind instruments, and when playing the parts he wrote for flautists, the affection is almost palpable. Towards the end of his composing career, he thought of different orchestral instruments as having distinct personalities, and composed their interactions accordingly.|
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