Bruckner and 20th –Century Politics By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Bruckner and 20th –Century Politics performed on Jan 13, 1995 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. This concert is designed to invite the audience to think about how we come to appreciate and hear the music of the past. It would be…

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Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major [Schalk edition] (1894) By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Bruckner and 20th –Century Politics performed on Jan 13, 1995 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Amidst all the discussion of politics, a few words should be said about the music in the major work on this program, the…

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Bruckner and Politics By Paul Hawkshaw, Yale School of Music Written for the concert Bruckner and 20th –Century Politics performed on Jan 13, 1995 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. No composer has suffered more at the hands of special interest groups than Anton Bruckner (1824-96). Generations of supporters and adversaries have involved his name…

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