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10 Pieces of Music That Can Change Your Life: Love, love, love.

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Do you love music? In this installment of '10 Pieces of Music That Can Change Your Life,' the music loves you.

The Adagietto from Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

If it is true that music is a language, then it is also true that music can communicate things that no words can. By a composer for whom there was no silver lining without a dark cloud, Mahler’s Adagietto shines forth as quite possibly classical music’s most powerful testament to love in a world that often leaves us wondering.

How this music can change your life: It will love you like no one else can.

Leonard Bernstein leads the Vienna Philharmonic:


Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media and her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host. Jennifer performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago before earning a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.