Day 63: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor (Klemperer)

First of all, the astute ones among you may notice that today’s Day is #63. Now, since this web site is titled 63 More Days With Bruckner And Me, you’re probably thinking, “This is the end, right? Day 63! Hurrah! You made it!” Unfortunately, that’s not the case. I missed counting by one day. Math … [Read more…]

Day 55: Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (Klemperer)

This morning, I am listening to Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 in C Minor (WAB 108), interpreted by German-born conductor and composer Otto Klemperer (1885-1973). Prior to this Bruckner project, I had never heard of Otto Klemperer – although I had heard of his son, actor Werner Klemperer, most famous for his portrayal of Col. … [Read more…]