Anton Bruckner was an Austrian classical composer who lived from 1824 to 1896. While he wrote other works, he is today known primarily for his nine numbered symphonies. There were also two earlier efforts at the genre from his student days that are labeled as Symphonies 0 and 00. I assume most of the peopleContinue reading “Anton Bruckner”
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How important is the conductor?
If there is such a thing as a “conductorphile,” I am one. I alluded in yesterday’s barbecue post to my interest in classical music. It started when I was an undergraduate student during the eighties. I took a Humanities class that was sort of a primer on Western culture, including an introduction to classical music,Continue reading “How important is the conductor?”