Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 / Herreweghe, Ochestre Des Champs-Elysees

Release Date: 12/2/2016
Catalog Number: HMA1951857
Composer: Anton Bruckner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Champs-Élysées Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

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120 years after its premiere at Leipzig (under the baton of Arthur Nikisch), Philippe Herreweghe provides an opportunity to rediscover the Seventh Symphony played on period instruments. This work was the first to bring Bruckner success beyond the borders of Austria, and was never subsequently revised. By dedicating his score to Ludwig II of Bavaria, the composer was also relishing a calculated insult to the Viennese press, still resolutely hostile to his music…
Works on This Recording
1. Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Orchestra/Ensemble: Champs-Élysées Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881-1883 ; Vienna, Austria
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