Sinfonia n.5 (opera di Gustav Mahler del 1902)

Tra le sinfonie di Gustav Mahler, la n. 5 occupa un ruolo particolare da quando Luchino Visconti ne usò l’Adagietto come colonna sonora del film MORTE A VENEZIA, tratto dal romanzo di Thomas Mann.

Il movimento del compositore austriaco, vissuto tra il 1860 e il 1911, viene collocato in quarta posizione e riveste un ruolo di tempo lento all’interno di un racconto con pochi momenti di quiete. Oltre al già citato brano, la sinfonia è composta da altri quattro movimenti: Marcia funebre. A passo misurato. Severamente. Come un corteo. Un inizio crepuscolare, in cui si manifestano episodi tragici. Tempestosamente mosso, con la più grande veemenza. Brano deciso e che ha uno stile marcatamente Wagneriano. Scherzo, qui viene un po’ alleggerita la tensione della prima parte. L’ultimo tratto, Rondò – Finale – Allegro giocoso, può definirsi come una liberazione dal destino opprimente, quasi a voler evocare un’altra grande quinta sinfonia, quella di Ludwig van Beethoven.

Ultimata nel 1902, questa superba composizione per orchestra, ha un organico notevole ed una durata media di circa un’ora e un quarto. Arte musicale, deliziosi passaggi che si esprimono a volte malinconici e in certi momenti allegri, la quinta sinfonia di Gustav Mahler è una pregevolezza delle sale da concerto.

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