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Donald Macleod looks at how biographers have struggled to reconcile what we know of Bruckner the man with the spirit of his music, and the perplexing task of unpicking his ultimate musical intentions from the multiple versions and editions of his symphonies he left behind.

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Fri 17 Jul 2015 18:30

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  • Anton Bruckner

    Psalm 150

    Performers: Pamela Coburn (soprano), Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, conducted by Helmuth Rilling

    • Hanssler Classic:98119.
    • 6.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No.9, I. Feierlich Misterioso

    Performers: Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

    • Oehms:OC207.
    • 1.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No.6, II. Adagio (arr. Erwin Horn)

    Performers: Erwin Horn (organ)

    • Novalis:1500712.
    • 12.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Psalm 150

    Performers: Pamela Coburn (soprano), Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, conducted by Helmuth Rilling

    • Hanssler Classic:98119.
    • 6.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Psalm 150 In C Major For Soprano, Chorus And Orchestra

    Director: Helmuth Rilling. Choir: Gachinger Kantorei. Orchestra: Stuttgart Bach Collegium. Singer: Pamela Coburn.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS : 98119.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS.
    • 6.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Psalm 150 In C Major For Soprano, Chorus And Orchestra

    Director: Helmuth Rilling. Choir: Gachinger Kantorei. Orchestra: Stuttgart Bach Collegium. Singer: Pamela Coburn.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS : 98119.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS.
    • 6.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No.9, I. Feierlich Misterioso

    Performers: Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

    • Oehms:OC207.
    • 1.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No. 9 In D Minor

    Conductor: Stanisław Skrowaczewski. Orchestra: Saar R S O.
    • OEHMS: OC207.
    • OEHMS.
    • 1.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No. 9 In D Minor

    Conductor: Stanisław Skrowaczewski. Orchestra: Saar R S O.
    • OEHMS: OC207.
    • OEHMS.
    • 1.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No.6, II. Adagio (arr. Erwin Horn)

    Performers: Erwin Horn (organ)

    • Novalis:1500712.
    • 12.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Adagio [from Symphony No.7], Transc. Erwin Horn For Organ

    Performer: Erwin Horn.
    • Novalis:1500712.
    • Novalis.
    • 7.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Adagio [from Symphony No.7], Transc. Erwin Horn For Organ

    Performer: Erwin Horn.
    • Novalis:1500712.
    • Novalis.
    • 7.

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