Although his Fifth Symphony is full of angst, it was written during one of the happier times in Gustav Mahler's life: his courtship with his wife-to-be, Alma Maria Schindler. Over an hour long, this symphony is a roller coaster, bringing us from tragedy to triumph and allowing us to witness one of the most beautiful love letters ever written in musical form, the fourth movement Adagietto, to his Alma
Gustav MahlerBy sansa
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