The Vienna Philharmonic, who have premiered four out of Bruckner's '9 Symphonies' are familiar to his music unlike any other orchestra. With Christian Thielemann they have one of the few Bruckner experts on their side. Bruckner (1824-1896) was an Austrian composer best known for his 'Symphonies', 'Masses' and 'Motets'. Bruckner was greatly admired by subsequent composers, including his friend Gustav Mahler.
1) I. Allegro Moderato ()
2) II. Scherzo. Allegro Moderato ()
3) III. Adagio. Feierlich Langsam, Doch Nicht Schleppend ()
4) IV. Finale. Feierlich, Nicht Schnell ()