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Episode 3

Episode 3 of 4

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).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Act 1; Prelude from Parsifal - opera in 3 acts

  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony no. 7 in E major

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