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Bruckner: Symphony No 8 / Schaller, Philharmonie Festiva

Bruckner / Schaller / Philharmonie Festiva
Release Date: 07/30/2013 
Label:  Profil   Catalog #: 13027   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Anton BrucknerOtto Kitzler Sr. and Jr.
Conductor:  Gerd Schaller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonie Festiva
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Anton Bruckners’ final complete symphony plus the world Premiere recording of the funeral music in memory of Bruckner composed by Otto Kitzler Sr. and Jr.. Gerd Schaller leads the Philharmonie Festiva. Anton Bruckners’ final complete symphony plus the world Premiere recording of the funeral music in memory of Bruckner composed by Otto Kitzler Sr. and Jr.. Gerd Schaller leads the Philharmonie Festiva. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Gerd Schaller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonie Festiva
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
2. Trauermusik Dem Andenken Anton Bruckner by Otto Kitzler Sr. and Jr.
Conductor:  Gerd Schaller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonie Festiva
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Notes: Arranged by Gerd Schaller
World Première Recording 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, WAB 108 (1888 variant, ed. W. Carragan): I. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, WAB 108 (1888 variant, ed. W. Carragan): II. Scherzo: Allegro moderato - Trio
Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, WAB 108 (1888 variant, ed. W. Carragan): III. Adagio: Feierlich langsam, doch nicht schleppend
Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, WAB 108 (1888 variant, ed. W. Carragan): IV. Finale: Feierlich, nicht schnell
Trauermusik dem Andenken Anton Bruckners (re-orchestrated by G. Schaller)

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Unusual new version of the Eigth August 26, 2013 By Gail M. (Goleta, CA) See All My Reviews "This is a fine performance in excellent sound of Bruckner's 8th Symphony,in a version made up of revisions of each of the movements by the composer in the year 1888. The original score was finished in Fall 1887, and the most commonly played version is the 1890 revision. This version retains many brief embellishments and variations retained from the original score and later omitted, although all the themes and general development remain in the 1890 edition. This new version has the loud ending of the first movement, and the end of the finale is different from others I had heard. The short piece by Otto Kitzler and his son was arranged for orchestra by Gerd Schaller, the conductor of this concert. It is a tribute to Bruckner originally prepared in 1906. In the general style of Bruckner's late works, it is enjoyable to hear." Report Abuse
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