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Bruckner: 9 Symphonies - Blomstedt

Bruckner: 9 Symphonies - Blomstedt

Querstand  VKJK-1230 (10 discs)

Stereo/Multichannel Hybrid

Classical - Orchestral


Bruckner: Symphonies Nos. 1-9

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

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Comment by SACD-MAN (threerandot) - April 1, 2018 (1 of 6)

Strangely, no reviews or comments on this yet. A marvelous set that I am happy to have in my collection!

Comment by hiredfox - April 2, 2018 (2 of 6)

When and where were these symphonies recorded? Are they genuine recently recorded SACD or re-masters?

Comment by Jan Arell - April 2, 2018 (3 of 6)

You will find reviews by John Broggio for seven of the nine symphonies if you search for 'Bruckner Blomstedt'.
They were recorded live at das Gewandhaus between 2005 and 2012 in mch. I can't find any information in the booklets on how they were recorded. Anyway the box set is marvellous. Unfortunately it's getting hard to find.

I found a review at the old site
http://www.sa-cd.net/showtitle/8334

Comment by John Proffitt - April 12, 2018 (4 of 6)

Each of the "traditional" nine symphonies was recorded in public concert(s) in the Gewandhaus concert hall of Leipzig, Germany. They are all genuine high-resolution, multichannel surround sound master recordings. And IMO the finest integral set of Bruckner symphonies. Period. FWIW.

Comment by Bruce Zeisel - April 19, 2018 (5 of 6)

I have six of these discs and they are excellent. Blomstedt and his orchestra are magnificent. The multi-ch recordings are very fine. In that regard I am especially fond of the string sound in the second movement of the second symphony. Actually the treble in general is beyond excellent in this movement.

Comment by SACD-MAN (threerandot) - July 14, 2018 (6 of 6)

I am so glad I scooped this up as the complete box when I did and if you can find it at a reasonable price, just do it. It is really marvelous and time stands still!!