Day 73: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major (Maazel)

This morning’s conductor of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major (WAB 105) – nicknamed “Tragic,” “Church of Faith,” or “Pizzicato” symphony (for reasons I’m still discovering), is American Lorin Maazel (1930-2014). I had never heard of Maazel prior to the start of my 144-day project 73 days ago. I’m not going to lie. … [Read more…]