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Tue 03 Oct, 2017:
Bruckner: Symphony No 9 in D minor

Bit of a non-starter this one. Riccardo Muti goes for grandeur, opting for slow, fluid tempos throughout. But the results are leaden, with the music...

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Wed 14 Dec, 2016:
Rott: Symphony No 1 in E major

A fellow student with Gustav Mahler in Anton Bruckner’s composition class, Hans Rott (1858-1884) left his mark on the symphonic form. Rott’s...

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Wed 23 Nov, 2016:
Bruckner: Symphonies Nos 1-9

Volume 2 in SWR Music's exceedingly welcome and comprehensive Michael Gielen Edition is devoted to a composite cycle of Bruckner symphonies made up of...

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Mon 11 Jul, 2016:
Bruckner: Symphony No 5 in B flat major (Nowak Edition, 1878)

Here is a compellingly lucid performance of a massive, and tuneful, symphony by Bruckner. The disc is well-filled at nearly 80 minutes, and the...

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Tue 24 May, 2016:
Goldmark: Rustic Wedding Symphony, Op 31; Overture – Der gefesselte Prometheus, Op 38

With Beecham, Bernstein and Toscanini (in excerpt) as selected forerunners, any candidate in the Goldmark ‘Rustic Wedding’ stakes has to cut the...

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Fri 15 Apr, 2016:
Bruckner: Symphony No 5 in B flat major (ed Nowak)

Maybe Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony is the epitome of the ‘cathedral of sound’ epithet that often haunts his music. The London church that this...

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Thu 31 Mar, 2016:
Abrahamsen: let me tell you

Most of us remember where we were at certain key moments in history, whether watching the miracle of the moon landing or cowering at the unspeakable...

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Tue 29 Mar, 2016:
Bruckner: Symphony No 9 in D minor

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra’s history with Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony is well documented on disc. Bernard Haitink recorded it twice with them...

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Wed 20 Jan, 2016:
Brahms & Bruckner: Motets

The motets of Brahms and Bruckner make for a satisfying combination, with Bruckner’s even, flowing textures balancing the more detailed and nuanced...

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Fri 30 Oct, 2015:
Bruckner: Symphony No 6 in A major

Pieced together from concert performances held in Frankfurt's Alte Oper during May 2010, Paavo Järvi's interpretation of Bruckner's Sixth Symphony...

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Tue 28 Jul, 2015:
Bruckner: Symphony No 9 in D minor

An audacious but satisfying Bruckner Ninth from Simone Young and the Hamburg Philharmonic. Young has a good feeling for the grandeur of this music,...

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Thu 18 Jun, 2015:
Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E flat major (Romantic)

Manfred Honeck distils a truly awesome hush and mystery at the outset of this bracingly alive and exceedingly stimulating account of Bruckner's Fourth...

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Tue 17 Feb, 2015:
Bruckner: Symphony No 8 in C minor (1890 version)

One of the very greatest of symphonies, Bruckner’s Eighth is here unfolded through the urgently direct if accommodating conducting of Mario Venzago....

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Mon 20 Oct, 2014:
Bruckner: Symphony No 7 in E major

Bruckner more in sunlight than in half-lights is part of the return on investing in this stimulating new SACD of his Seventh Symphony as directed by...

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