Revisit: Bruckner Symphony no. 6 in A, WAB 106

performed by the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra under Sergiu Celibidache (cover image by Eberhard Grossgasteiger) Its themes are exceptionally beautiful, its harmony has moments of both boldness and subtlety, its instrumentation is the most imaginative he [Bruckner] had yet achieved, and it possesses a mastery … Continue reading Revisit: Bruckner Symphony no. 6 in A, WAB 106

Bruckner Symphony no. 4 in Eb major, ‘Romantic’ (Haas, 1881)

performed by the Vienna Philharmonic under Karl Böhm (1973 recording), or below with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra under Claudio Abbado So did I have that epiphany (from Tuesday’s post)? I think I may have. It seems there comes some point … Continue reading Bruckner Symphony no. 4 in Eb major, ‘Romantic’ (Haas, 1881)