Day 127: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (Tintner)

This morning’s conductor of Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (WAB 108), nicknamed “The Apocalyptic,” although I don’t know why, is Georg Tintner (1917-1999), the Austrian-born composer/conductor with whom I was already familiar prior to starting my 144-day exploration of Bruckner’s music. Tinter’s orchestra this time is the The National Symphony of Ireland. … [Read more…]