On the anniversary of his birth in 1813, Katie Derham presents music from Wagner's opera Parsifal and Bruckner's Symphony No 7, whose slow movement is a homage to him.
Wagner 200: On the anniversary of his birth in 1813, Katie Derham presents music from Wagner's last opera, Parsifal, and the Symphony No 7 by his disciple Anton Bruckner, who paid tribute to Wagner in its slow movement, complete with the magisterial sounds of the Wagner tuba.
Wagner: Prelude to Parsifal Act 1
BBC Scottish SO, Andrew Litton (conductor)
Bruckner: Symphony no 7 in E
BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor).