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Bruckner: Symphony No 7; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 3 / Abbado, Brendel

Bruckner / Lucerne Festival Orch / Abbado
Release Date: 06/20/2006 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2054648  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenAnton Bruckner
Performer:  Alfred Brendel
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No.7

Alfred Brendel, piano
Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor

Recorded live at the Concert Hall of the Culture and Concention Centre Lucerne, 10-12 August 2005
Picture Format : NTSC · 16:9 anamorphic (widescreen)
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo · Dolby Digital 5.1 · DTS 5
Region Code: 1
Booklet Notes: English, German, French
Running Time: 106 mins

* Every new Claudio Abbado recording is a special event - this recording literally so. The imposing experience of Bruckner’s Symphony No.7 is captured live in a performance of awesome silences and
Read more towering climaxes with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra.
* One of the leading pianists of modern times, Alfred Brendel established throughout his long and distinguished career his reputation as one of the finest Beethoven interpreters.
* The Lucerne Festival Orchestra has set new standards in the field of classical music.
* The core of the orchestra is provided by the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, itself an elite body of players. Soloists like violinist Kolja Blacher, clarinettist Sabine Meyer, oboist Albrecht Mayer, violist Wolfram Christ, cellist Natalia Gutman, the Hagen Quartet and members of the Alban Berg Quartet to name just a few, make the Lucerne Festival Orchestra a star-studded ensemble.
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Works on This Recording

Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 

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