BRUCKNER Anton (Anton Bruckner)( Austrian composer, organist and teacher)
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Biography BRUCKNER Anton (Anton Bruckner)
4. IX. 1824 - 11. X. 1896
Musical education Bruckner received in the monastery (he was a chorister, and studied choral worship music, playing the organ). From 1856 - the organist at Linz. Here they were written the first mature works. Great influence on the formation of creative Bruckner had Wagner. From 1868 B. lived in Vienna, where he taught at the Conservatory of Music and theoretical subjects, playing the organ (from 1871 - Professor), from 1875 he lectured on music at the University of.
Bruckner - author of symphonic and choral religious music (Masses, etc.). The main significance of his symphonic works. In addition to Mahler, Bruckner - the largest Austrian symphonies (9 symphonies, 1-I - 1865). The most popular 4-I (1874, 2 nd ed. 1880) and 7-I (1880) Symphony. They embodied the typical features, . inherent creativity Bruckner: monumental forms, . majestically epic nature of the thematic material, . high polyphonic skill, . use of intonation in Vienna and the Austrian city of peasant folk music.,
. WWC Team