Title
Sinfonie Nr.8 c-moll
Composer
Anton Bruckner 1824-1896
Conductor
Günter Wand
Performer
Sinfonieorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi, 1988
2 cd's
Recording date
1987
Playing time
01:26:18
EAN
0356260364238 0077774971829
CDR
AAX0861
Placing suggestion
00 - Orkest (NBLC) K1 - Orkest (Flemish music schema)

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About Anton Bruckner

Josef Anton Bruckner (German: [ˈantoːn ˈbʁʊknɐ] (listen); 4 September 1824 – 11 October 1896) was an Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets. The first are considered emblematic of the final stage of Austro-German Romanticism because of their rich harmonic language, strongly polyphonic character, and considerable length. Bruckner's compositions helped to define contemporary musical radicalism, owing to their dissonances, unprepared modulations, and roving harmonies.

Unlike other musical radicals such as Richard Wagner and Hugo Wolf, Bruckner showed extreme humility before other musicians, Wagner in particular. This apparent dichotomy between Bruckner the man and Bruckner the composer hampers efforts to describe his life in a wa…Read more on Wikipedia

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