From the recording Ambigua, Act I - "to suggest is to dream"
The adagietto from his 5th symphony is said to represent Mahler's love song to Alma. According to a letter she wrote to Willem Mengelberg, the composer left a small poem: "How much I love you, you my sun, I cannot tell you that with words. I can only lament to you my longing and love"... Such a serene and emotional piece, still there are moments that hung in the air, frozen for eternity, like big question marks… Understanding Mahler and his ambiguous characteristics, I approached this piece in a stop-motion way, very ambient, with emphasis on its melodic nature.