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Symphony No. 8 in C minor, WAB 108
Catalogue Number: EuroArts5616
Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music is an informative and entertaining guide to some of the most important symphonic works of music history. As well as featuring a complete concert performance, it also includes an insightful documentary, in which an expert presenter guides the viewer through the structure of the music. Well-known author and journalist Habakuk Traber discusses Bruckner's life and the circumstances surrounding the composition of the Eighth Symphony. Footage of Bruckner's birthplace in Austria, quotations from contemporaries, as well as plentiful musical examples also help to bring this monumental masterpiece vividly to life.