Symphony no. 4 in Eb 'Romantic' (WAB 104)

Bruckner's Symphony no. 4 in Eb (WAB 104) is one of the composer's most popular works. Written in 1874 and revised several times, it was dedicated to Prince Konstantin of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst. It was premiered in 1881 by Hans Richter in Vienna with great success.The symphony's nickname of Romantic was used by the composer himself. It does not refer to the modern conception of romantic love but rather the medieval romance. Any critical appraisal of this work must take into account the Bruckner Problem – i.e. the controversy surrounding ... more

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Sheet Music I. Allegro Preview Download
Sheet Music II. Andante quasi Allegretto Preview Download
Sheet Music III. Scherzo. Sehr schnell; Trio. Im gleichen Tempo Preview Download
Sheet Music IV. Finale. Allegro moderato Preview Download

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Recording Anton Bruckner - Symphony No.4 E flat Major - I. Allegro molto moderato Download
Recording Anton Bruckner - Symphony No.4 E flat Major - II. Movement Andante Download
Recording Anton Bruckner - Symphony No.4 E flat Major - III. Scherzo Bewegt Download
Recording Anton Bruckner - Symphony No.4 E flat Major - IV. Finale Maessig bewegt Download

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