Tag: Bruckner

Bruckner Symphony 6 and 9, Nelsons/Gewandhaus Orchestra

A towering 9th and an idiosyncratic 6th. The playing of the Gewandhausorchester is unparalleled.

Bruckner – Symphony 9 with completed finale (completion Gerd Schaller 2018),...

This seems to be a finale not just worthy of Bruckner’s last symphony but of his whole output, complete with the composer’s characteristic brass fanfares and the multi-layering of the different themes heard simultaneously.

Bruckner Symphony 9, Jansons, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Furtwangler, Jochum and Knappertsbusch knew how to mould these phrases and how to adjust tempo relations, making their performances unique. Jansons follows suit.

Bruckner Symphony 8 – Jansons, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

"Bruckner's Eighth Symphony is the zenith of symphonic writing." — Sergiu Celibidache Is this the best symphony ever written? Quite possibly: even if it is...

Stanisław Skrowaczewski

Underrated. Skrowaczewski was an underrated conductor in his lifetime. Yes the press would review the CDs he would release on smaller record labels but...