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Lightness and Sparkle

Bruckner's
Symphony No 4 -
heard by
BILL NEWMAN

'Totally recommended.'

Bruckner: Symphony No 4. Philharmonia Orchestra / Christoph von Dohnányi. © 2012 Philharmonia Orchestra, Signum Records

Christoph von Dohnányi has led an illustrious career as one of the world's foremost maestros. On one occasion he questioned the old school of conductors in the shape of Wilhelm Furtwängler on BBC Radio 3, saying that he remembers 'this old man on the podium who audiences revered at the time ... well that was maybe correct but we do not perform great music like that nowadays'...

Copyright © 26 July 2012 Bill Newman,
London UK

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BRUCKNER: SYMPHONY NO 4

ANTON BRUCKNER

PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA

SIGNUM CLASSICS

AUSTRIA

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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