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Composer of the Week - Anton Bruckner - Episode 3


Donald Macleod introduces Bruckner’s Te Deum, which the composer is said to have regarded as his greatest work; and the 7th Symphony, whose Adagio is his monument to the man he always referred to as ‘the Master’, Richard Wagner. ‘Christus factus est’, Gradual for 4-part choir (1884) Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner (cond DG459674 2 CD1 Track 11 Te Deum (1884) Te Deum. Allegro Te ergo quaesumus. Moderato Aeterna fac. Allegro Moderato. Feierlich mit Kraft Salvum fac populum tuum. Moderato – Allegro Moderato In te, Domine, speravi. Mäßig bewegt – Allegro moderato – Alla breve Jessye Norman (sop), Yvonne Minton (mezzo-sop), David Rendall (ten), Samuel Ramey (bass) / Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus / Daniel Barenboim (cond) DG 435 068-2, CD1 Tracks 5–9 Symphony no.7 in E major (original version) – mvt 2 Adagio. Sehr feierlich und sehr langsam Berlin Philharmonic Orcheastra /Herbert von Karajan- Conductor DG 419195 2 CD1 Track 2