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Mahler's Fifth Symphony

Christopher Cook and Julian Johnson discuss Mahler's Fifth Symphony, with particular focus on the heartrending Adagietto and the composer's relationship with his wife Alma, for whom it was written.

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20 minutes

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  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 5

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.

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Composer Gustav Mahler

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