Wilhelm Furtwängler conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in a performance of Bruckner and Wagner

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COMPOSERS: Bruckner,Wagner
LABELS: Praga Digitals
ALBUM TITLE: Bruckner * Wagner
WORKS: Bruckner: Symphony No. 4; Wagner: Parsifal – Good Friday Music
PERFORMER: Vienna Philharmonic; Berlin Philharmonic/Wilhelm Furtwängler
CATALOGUE NO: PRD/DSD 350 130 (1951)


In this live account of Bruckner No. 4 the echoey acoustic and less than immaculate horn playing – crucial, given the instrument’s key role – may deter all but the most devoted Furtwängler fans.

Daniel Jaffé