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Composer of the Week - Anton Bruckner - Episode 4


Donald Macleod introduces Bruckner’s epic 8th Symphony and describes the spate of ‘revision mania’ that followed in its wake. 'Virga Jesse’, Alleluia-verse for 4-part choir ‘Ecce sacerdos magnus’, Gradual for 8-part choir, 3 trombones and organ Chorus of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Eugen Jochum (cond) DG 457 743-2, Tracks 9, 10 Symphony no.8 in C minor – mvts 2 and 3 Scherzo. Allegro moderato – Trio, Langsam. Scherzo da capo 1 Adagio. Feierlich langsam, doch nicht schleppend Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Pierre Boulez (cond) DG 459 678-2, Track 3