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Bruckner: Symphony No 7 - Wagner: Siegfried's Funeral March / Nelsons, Gewandhaus Orchestra

Bruckner / Wagner / Nelsons
Release Date: 05/04/2018 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002813102  
Composer:  Anton BrucknerRichard Wagner
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Andris Nelsons brings youthful energy, fluidity and rhythmic impulse, while still leaving room for Bruckner’s music’s monumental sound blocks that gives these works a completely new flavor.

By including selected instrumental works by Wagner in the Bruckner Symphony Cycle, his idea is to demonstrate the influences but more importantly their differences, for clearly the two men could not have been more disparate in character.

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REVIEW:

The orchestra’s quiet warmth is admirably captured in the live setting. Andris Nelsons’ lyrical phrasing generates the momentum necessary to maintain the musical flow. He sees the slow movements as key to the composer’s symphonic mastery and
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 

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