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Klaus Tennstedt / Boston Symphony Orchestra

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BRUCKNER
Symphony No.7

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Tennstedt formed a remarkable relationship with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, of which this outstanding performance of Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony is testimony. It represents some of the earliest concert footage that exists of the great conductor from this key chapter in his career.

The ICA Classics Legacy series represents an historic account of performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. This DVD features the first public release of a full-length symphonic work with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Klaus Tennstedt.

While the material has been restored using the greatest care and state-of-the-art techniques, certain visual artefacts and distortions remain in some instances due to the age of the film. Despite this, it remains of exceptional musical interest and historic value and is released here for the first time on DVD.

ICAD 5066


ANTON BRUCKNER 1824–1896

 

Symphony No.7 in E major

1 I Allegro moderato                                                                                       21.36

2 II Adagio. Sehr feierlich und sehr langsam                                         22.40

3 III Scherzo. Sehr schnell                                                                             9.45

4 IV Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht schnell                                                   12.25

 

Directed by Russ Fortier

Produced by Jordan M. Whitelaw

Recorded: Symphony Hall, Boston, 5 November 1977

 

(P) & © 1977, 2012 Boston Symphony Orchestra & WGBH Educational Foundation

This broadcast was aired as part of the Evening at the Symphony™ series

Original broadcast produced by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and WGBH-TV, Boston

Production funding provided by Raytheon Company, WGBH-TV and Public Television Stations

 

Boston Symphony Orchestra

KLAUS TENNSTEDT

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martin kendrick
03/Aug/2013

“Some of the earliest extant footage of Tennstedt with the Boston Symphony in a superb Bruckner Symphony No. 7, monumental yet warm, with terrific momentum in the faster parts.”

BBC Music Magazine

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    martin kendrick
    03/Aug/2013

    “This is vintage Tennstedt, living every moment, while presenting a compelling vision of the whole”

    International Record Review

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      martin kendrick
      03/Aug/2013

      “This is a noble, burnished reading and though Tennstedt maintains a good objective stance there's no doubt that he feels every phrase. He shapes the music splendidly and the Boston players respond to him with playing of distinction.”

      Music Web International

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