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A major (or the key of A) is a major scale based on A, with the pitches A, B, sharp, D, E, sharp, and sharp.
The American Symphony Orchestra is a New York-based American orchestra founded in 1962 by Leopold Stokowski whose mission is to demystify orchestral music and make it accessible and affordable for all audiences.
Josef Anton Bruckner was an Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets.
In language, an archaism (from the ἀρχαϊκός, archaïkós, 'old-fashioned, antiquated', ultimately ἀρχαῖος, archaîos, 'from the beginning, ancient') is the use of a form of speech or writing that is no longer current or that is current only within a few special contexts.
In classical music, arioso (also aria parlante) is a type of solo vocal piece, usually occurring in an opera or oratorio, falling somewhere between recitative and aria in style.
The Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) is the largest library in Austria, with more than 12 million items in its various collections.
In music theory, Bflat major is a major scale based on flat, with pitches B, C, D, flat, F, G, and A. Its key signature has two flats.
In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented by a particular note value and the boundaries of the bar are indicated by vertical bar lines.
The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble.
Biel/Bienne (official bilingual wording;;; Bienna, Bienna, Belna) is a town and a municipality in the Biel/Bienne administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.
A brass instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by sympathetic vibration of air in a tubular resonator in sympathy with the vibration of the player's lips.
In music, especially western popular music, a bridge is a contrasting section that prepares for the return of the original material section.
In music, a canon is a contrapuntal (counterpoint-based) compositional technique that employs a melody with one or more imitations of the melody played after a given duration (e.g., quarter rest, one measure, etc.). The initial melody is called the leader (or dux), while the imitative melody, which is played in a different voice, is called the follower (or comes).
A cantata (literally "sung", past participle feminine singular of the Italian verb cantare, "to sing") is a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment, typically in several movements, often involving a choir.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The clarinet is a musical-instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments.
D major (or the key of D) is a major scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, sharp, G, A, B, and sharp.
D minor is a minor scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, F, G, A, flat, and C. Its key signature has one flat.
E major (or the key of E) is a major scale based on E, with the pitches E, sharp, sharp, A, B, sharp, and sharp.
E minor is a minor scale based on E, consisting of the pitches E, sharp, G, A, B, C, and D. Its key signature has one sharp.
E-flat major (or the key of E-flat) is a major scale based on flat, with the pitches flat, F, G, flat, flat, C, and D. Its key signature has three flats: B, E, and A. Its relative minor is C minor, while its parallel minor is flat minor (or enharmonically sharp minor).
The Summer Music Festival at Ebrach in Franconia (Germany) was established in 1990 by Gerd Schaller, who conducts it and is its artistic director.
F-sharp minor is a minor scale based on sharp, consisting of the pitches F, sharp, A, B, sharp, D, and E. Its key signature has three sharps.
A finale is the last movement of a sonata, symphony, or concerto; the ending of a piece of non-vocal classical music which has several movements; or, a prolonged final sequence at the end of an act of an opera or work of musical theatre.
The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group.
Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 179719 November 1828) was an Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras.
The French horn (since the 1930s known simply as the "horn" in some professional music circles) is a brass instrument made of tubing wrapped into a coil with a flared bell.
In music, a fugue is a contrapuntal compositional technique in two or more voices, built on a subject (a musical theme) that is introduced at the beginning in imitation (repetition at different pitches) and which recurs frequently in the course of the composition.
George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (born italic; 23 February 1685 (O.S.) – 14 April 1759) was a German, later British, Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well-known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos.
Gerd Schaller (born 1965 in Bamberg) is a German conductor, best known for his performing and recording rare works, including the first full recordings of Bruckner's output.
Hallelujah is an English interjection.
Heinz Wallberg (16 March 192329 September 2004) was a German conductor.
In music, homophony (Greek: ὁμόφωνος, homóphōnos, from ὁμός, homós, "same" and φωνή, phōnē, "sound, tone") is a texture in which a primary part is supported by one or more additional strands that flesh out the harmony and often provide rhythmic contrast.
In music, the introduction is a passage or section which opens a movement or a separate piece, preceding the theme or lyrics.
There are inverted chords, inverted melodies, inverted intervals, and (in counterpoint) inverted voices.
Joseph Franz von Allioli (10 August, 1793 at Sulzbach, Germany – 22 May, 1873 at Augsburg, Germany), was a Roman Catholic theologian and orientalist.
(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.
Leon Botstein (born December 14, 1946 in Zürich, Switzerland) is a Jewish-American conductor and scholar, and the President of Bard College.
Linz (Linec) is the third-largest city of Austria and capital of the state of Upper Austria (Oberösterreich).
The Cambridge Companions to Music form a book series published by Cambridge University Press.
This is a list of compositions by Anton Bruckner.
The Mass No.
The Mass No.
Meistersingerhalle is the municipal culture and congress centre of Nürnberg, Bavaria, Germany.
Messiah (HWV 56) is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer.
The Missa solemnis, WAB 29, is a solemn mass composed by Anton Bruckner in 1854 for the installation of Friedrich Mayer.
In classical music, musical development is a process by which a musical idea is communicated in the course of a composition.
Musical improvisation (also known as musical extemporization) is the creative activity of immediate ("in the moment") musical composition, which combines performance with communication of emotions and instrumental technique as well as spontaneous response to other musicians.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is a city on the river Pegnitz and on the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia, about north of Munich.
The Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra (German: Nürnberger Symphoniker) is a German orchestra based in Nuremberg.
Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind instruments.
Although he was a proficient organist, Anton Bruckner left few compositions for the organ.
The Philharmonie Festiva was founded by the conductor Gerd Schaller in 2008 to perform at the Ebrach Summer Music Festival.
The Philharmonischer Chor München (Munich Philharmonic Choir), is a choir founded in 1895 by Franz Kaim in the German city of Munich.
Psalm 147 is the 147th psalm of the Book of Psalms (Greek numbering: Psalm 146-147).
The Book of Psalms (תְּהִלִּים or, Tehillim, "praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament.
Anton Bruckner composed five psalms settings during his life, the earliest Psalm 114 in 1852, the last, Psalm 150 in 1892.
Recitative (also known by its Italian name "recitativo") is a style of delivery (much used in operas, oratorios, and cantatas) in which a singer is allowed to adopt the rhythms of ordinary speech.
The Requiem in D minor, WAB 39, is a Missa pro defunctis composed by Anton Bruckner in 1849.
Sankt Florian is a town in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.
In music, SATB is an initialism for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, defining the voice types required by a chorus or choir to perform a particular musical work.
Simon Sechter (11 October 1788 – 10 September 1867) was an Austrian music theorist, teacher, organist, conductor and composer.
The Symphony No.
Timpani or kettledrums (also informally called timps) are musical instruments in the percussion family.
The Tonkunstler Orchestra (German: Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich) is an Austrian orchestra based in Vienna and St. Pölten, Lower Austria.
The trombone is a musical instrument in the brass family.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
The Vienna University of Economics and Business (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien or WU) is the largest university focusing on business and economics in Europe and, in terms of student body, one of the largest universities in Austria.
The Vulgate is a late-4th-century Latin translation of the Bible that became the Catholic Church's officially promulgated Latin version of the Bible during the 16th century.
Wels is a city in Upper Austria, on the Traun River near Linz.
The Windhaager Messe, WAB 25, is a missa brevis composed by Anton Bruckner in 1842.
Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.