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Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 / Thielemann, Dresden Staatskapelle

Release Date: 05/27/2014 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 716108  
Composer:  Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Bruckner’s Eighth is one of the most powerful works in music and the symphony that Bruckner himself regarded as his “opus summum”. This recording by the acknowledged Bruckner master Christian Thielemann and “his” orchestra, the Staatskapelle Dresden, marks the beginning of a cycle of the Austrian composer’s complete symphonies that is to be produced over the course of several years – a living monument of musical architecture! Thielemann’s Bruckner “is so mighty, and with such a depth of sound … that one would have to be hard-hearted not to be touched by this heartfelt music” (Der Tagesspiegel).

Anton Bruckner
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Staatskapelle Dresden
Christian Thielemann, conductor

Recorded live from the Semperoper Dresden, 2012

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 88 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 

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