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Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 / Herreweghe, Bruckner


Release Date: 08/25/2017 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 1902011  
Composer:  Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Champs-Élysées Orchestra

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Rarely did the premiere of a Bruckner symphony arouse such enthusiasm; even if, in this case, the first performance took place nearly twenty years after its composition, the work captivated listeners with its ineffable mystery (one thinks of late Beethoven), combining ‘Baroque’ logic with Romantic introspection. Parting company with Wagner, Bruckner had found his own path . . . Rarely did the premiere of a Bruckner symphony arouse such enthusiasm; even if, in this case, the first performance took place nearly twenty years after its composition, the work captivated listeners with its ineffable mystery (one thinks of late Beethoven), combining ‘Baroque’ logic with Romantic introspection. Parting company with Wagner, Bruckner had found his own path . . . Read less

Works on This Recording

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Symphony no 5 in B flat major, WAB 105 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Philippe Herreweghe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Champs-Élysées Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Vienna, Austria 

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