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Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 - Wagner: Tannhauser Overture / Nelsons, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig


Release Date: 05/19/2017 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002656302  
Composer:  Anton BrucknerRichard Wagner
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Overview: Pairing Bruckner’s Symphony No. 3 with Wagner’s Tannhäuser Overture, this album kicks off Deutsche Grammophon’s new Bruckner Symphony cycle featuring Grammy-winning conductor Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. To highlight not only Wagner’s influence on Bruckner, but also the differences between the two composers, selected instrumental works by Wagner will be included in each release in the cycle. Overview: Pairing Bruckner’s Symphony No. 3 with Wagner’s Tannhäuser Overture, this album kicks off Deutsche Grammophon’s new Bruckner Symphony cycle featuring Grammy-winning conductor Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. To highlight not only Wagner’s influence on Bruckner, but also the differences between the two composers, selected instrumental works by Wagner will be included in each release in the cycle. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 3 in D minor, WAB 103 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
2.
Tannhäuser: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 

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