From humble beginnings to becoming one of the leading conductors of his time, the life of Gustav Mahler certainly has the makings of a rags-to-riches storyline. Yet Mahler’s talents as a composer weren’t truly appreciated and recognized until 50 years after his death. Learn more about Mahler’s fascinating life and enjoy some of his music in this episode of Busy Kids Love Music.
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Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:
Symphony No. 1 in D Major: II. Kraftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor – IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 58
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