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The Bruckner Journal

VOLUME TWENTY-FIVE, NUMBER TWO

July 2021

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ITEMS IN THIS ISSUE

 

Bruckner – A Simple Man but A Great Composer

     by Andrea Harrandt


William Tappert Out of the Shadows

     by Felix Diergarten


Anton Bruckner Documentary Biography –

Chapter 2: Bruckner’s Apprentice Years at St. Florian (1845-55)

     by Crawford Howie


CONCERTS REVIEWED






MEDIA REVIEWED




BRUCKNER: Symphony No.3 in D minor (1877 ed. Nowak)

Wiener Philharmoniker / Christian Thielemann

rec. 27-29 November 2020, Golden Hall, Musikverein Vienna

SONY CLASSICAL SYNX 19439861382.2 [61:13]

by Ralph Moore









BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, WAB 108

(1887/90 Mixed Version ed. Robert Haas 1939) [85:48]

Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra / Ken Takaseki

rec. live 12 August 2020, Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall

TOWER/BRAIN CD OSBR-37016 [2CDs: 31:28 + 54:20]

by Ralph Moore









BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major WAB104 (1881 ed. Haas)

Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra / Tatsuya Shimono

rec. live 15 November 2020, Symphony Hall, Osaka

BRAIN MUSIC OSBR 37010 [66:05]

by Ralph Moore










BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9, trans. for organ (E. Klotz)

Stahlhuth-Jann Organ / Thilo Muster

rec. 11-13 March 2019, St. Martin Church, Dudelange, Luxembourg

ORGANROXX 16 CD/download – ZOHO CLASSIX ZM 202107 (61:45)

by Michael Cucka










WAGNER: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - Prelude to Act I (1867) [10:28]

BRUCKNER:

Symphony No 2 in C minor WAB 102 (1877 version, ed. William Carragan, 2007) [58:10]

Symphony No 8 in C minor WAB 108 (1890 version, ed. Leopold Nowak) [81:57]

Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Andris Nelsons

rec. live 3-8 December 2019 (Prelude & Symphony No. 2)

& 4-6 September 2019 (Symphony No. 8), Gewandhaus, Leipzig

DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 483 9834 [2 CDs: 68:47 + 81:59]

by Ralph Moore






BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7 in E major (1885 Version. ed. Nowak 1954)

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra / Markus Stenz

rec. September 2018, Stavanger Concert Hall, Norway

STAVANGER CD SSO- 1201 [59:43]

by Ralph Moore










NEW AND REISSUED RECORDINGS

     UPCOMING RECORDINGS

March 2021 to June 2021

Compiled by Howard Jones




WORLD-WIDE CONCERT LISTING

July to October 2021

Compiled by Michael Cucka







And sundry other short items of interest to Brucknerians