Explore the Symphony

Episode 42: Anton Bruckner and his Ninth Symphony

Jun 15, 2015 47:04

Words like “epic” and “timeless” are regularly applied to Bruckner symphonies. They have a pace of their own. But let yourself get in synch with their pulse, and you’ll be richly rewarded. The Ninth inspires awe, as its sweeping score unfolds, rising—like spires of a grand cathedral—to God.