Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Benjamin M. Korstvedt


Anton Bruckner's 8th Symphony (1890), one of many final of the good Romantic symphonies, is a grandly advanced masterpiece. This e-book explores this many-faceted paintings from numerous angles. It records the advanced and sometimes misunderstood historical past of the symphony's composition and revision and gives an obtainable consultant to its musical layout. It demonstrates, through a research of famous recordings, how functionality types have developed during this century. It additionally revisits the traditional knowledge concerning the a number of models and versions of the symphony and is derived to a few provocative new conclusions.

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