Anton Bruckner was a devout Christian as well as a great composer. He dedicated his own craftsman skills to the service of God and the Church.
His masses and motets occupy as important a place in his career as the symphonies he composed later in life, as Bruckner authority Stephen Johnson reveals in this workshop session.
Ave Maria (1861)
Christus factus est (1884)
Features the BBC Singers conducted by Bob Chilcott.