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Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 "Romantic" / Gergiev, Munich Philharmonic

Bruckner / Gergiev
Release Date: 10/21/2016 
Label:  Münchner Philharmoniker   Catalog #: 211208   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Valery Gergiev leads the orchestra in a spirited live performance of Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic," using the 1953 edition by Leopold Nowak, the most familiar to audiences and more or less the standard one. His reading is straightforward and unfussy, with conventional tempos and minimal rubato, and the musicians play with enough vitality to keep the music from flagging. The Munich Philharmonic has played this work many times under other conductors, so their assured playing comes from experience. The audio reproduction is quite clear and offers full sound with only minor audience noises intruding.

– All Music Guide
Valery Gergiev leads the orchestra in a spirited live performance of Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic," using the 1953 edition by Leopold Nowak, the most familiar to audiences and more or less the standard one. His reading is straightforward and unfussy, with conventional tempos and minimal rubato, and the musicians play with enough vitality to keep the music from flagging. The Munich Philharmonic has played this work many times under other conductors, so their assured playing comes from experience. The audio reproduction is quite clear and offers full sound with only minor audience noises intruding.

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Works on This Recording

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Symphony no 4 in E flat major, WAB 104 "Romantic" by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 

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