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Compser of the Week - Anton Bruckner - Part 5

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Friday 08 August 2008

Donald Macleod concludes his look at Bruckner’s Vienna years. Today’s programme includes his astonishing Symphony no.9, which Bruckner laboured – but failed – to finish before his death.

Psalm 150, for soprano, chorus and orchestra
Ruth Welting (sop) / Chicago Symphony Orchestra and chorus / Daniel Barenboim (cond)
DG 437 250-2,
track 6

‘Vexilla regis’, Hymn for 4-part choir
Chorus of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Eugen Jochum (cond)
DG 457 743-2,
track 14

Helgoland, symphonic chorus for male voices and orchestra
Male voices of the Berlin Radio Choir / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniel
Barenboim (cond)
WARNER CLASSICS 256461891 2
CD1 T5

Symphony no.9 in D minor (1894) – mvt 1
Feierlich, misterioso
Westphalian Philharmonia /Johannes Wildner (Cond)
NAXOS 8.555933 34
CD1 T1

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