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Bruckner, Anton (1/2)
Bruckner, Anton Anton Bruckner: Mass in e minor

Romantic Period - post 1848

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 0, d minor


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Anton Bruckner (1824 Ansfelden/Upper Austria - 1896 Vienna) already began working on his Symphony in d minor in 1864/65, but he didn't finish it until 1869. It reflects Bruckner's development as a composer which came about through the influences of the music of Wagner and the so-called "Young German Movement." As a transitional work, Bruckner himself later declared the Nullte to be ungiltig (invalid). It isn't correct to brand Bruckner as merely a follower of Wagner's. For example, Bruckner never tried to use Wagner's concept of endless melody and his symphonies are a continuation of the traditions of Beethoven and Schubert. The areas in which Wagner's influence on Bruckner is the clearest are his instrumentation and harmonies. (E. Stadler)

Picture: a) Bruckner's birthplace in Ansfelden/Upper Austria,

b) the so-called Bruckner Organ in St. Florian Monastery,

c) City Parish Church with Bruckner's house in Linz/Upper Austria.

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© Sound: Orfeo International Music GmbH, Augustenstraße 79, D-80333 München, CD-Nr. C 269 921 B. Bilder a-c: Freundlicherweise zur Verfügung gestellt vom Anton Bruckner-Institut Wien.
Links to other albums:
Encyclopedia of AustriaAnsfelden, Bruckner, Anton, Franzisko-josephinische Ära, Linz, St. Florian
Musik-Kolleg Anton Bruckner
Stamp Album100. Todestag von A. Bruckner, 1200 Jahre Ansfelden, Stift St. Florian
Photo AlbumAnton Bruckner Denkmal, St. Florian

 
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