Composer of the Week - Anton Bruckner - Episode 2

Donald Macleod continues his exploration of Bruckner’s Vienna years, at a time when the musical life of the city was sharply divided – you were either a Brahmsian or a Wagnerian, and the two camps were as implacably opposed as mods and rockers. Abendzauber, for baritone solo, men’s chorus, distant voices and 4 horns Markus Krause (baritone), Süddeutsches Vokalensemble / Hornensemble Marie Luise Neunecker / Rolf Beck (cond) Koch Schwann 3-1398-2, Track 2 Os Justi, Gradual for 8-part choir Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner (cond) DG 459 674-2, Track 10 String Quintet in F major – mvt 4 Raphael Quartet (Ronald Hoogeveen, vl; Rami Koch, vl; Zoltan Benyacs, vla, Henk Lambooij, vc) with Prunella Pacey (2nd viola) Globe GLO 5078, Track 4 Symphony no.5 in B major – mvt 1 Introduction (Adagio) – Allegro Berlin Philharmonic / Günter Wand (cond) RCA 09026 68503 2, Track 1