Introduction

Bruckner's 3rd Symphony

by Deutsche Grammophon | June 14, 2017

Welcome to Andris Nelsons' videoblog about his new recording of Bruckner's 3rd symphony with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Each week we will add a further post of Nelsons discussing a different aspect of this recording.

Webisode #1

Bruckner - An Architect Of Music

by Deutsche Grammophon | June 14, 2017

In this first blogpost Andris Nelsons discusses Bruckner as an architect of music, referencing musical examples from the 3rd symphony's 1st movement. These examples were filmed at the live recording at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig.

Webisode #2

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

by Deutsche Grammophon | June 23, 2017

"You need an amazing orchestra" says Andris Nelsons with reference to the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig with whom he made this recording of Bruckner's 3rd symphony. In this blogpost Nelsons explains the tradition of Austro-German music-making that the Gewandhausorchester are able to draw on and chooses music from the 2nd movement to make his point.

Webisode #3

Mysticism

by Deutsche Grammophon | June 30, 2017

Mysticism of course applies to almost all of Bruckner's writing. In this webisode Andris Nelsons discusses this aspect with regard to his new recording of Bruckner's 3rd symphony with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, just released last month, giving musical examples from the 3rd movement.

Webisode #4

Bruckner & The Question Of Death

by Deutsche Grammophon | July 05, 2017

In this final videoblog webisode, discussing and referring to his new recording of Bruckner's 3rd symphony with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Andris Nelsons explains how Bruckner's music deals with the question of death, which at the same time is a perspective on life - and positively so! For musical examples he refers to both the 2nd and 4th movements of this 3rd symphony.