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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Bruckner's 8th is a masterpiece. Well, at least the first 3 movements. I can't think of a more perfect opening movement, scherzo and adagio in a Bruckner symphony or otherwise. They are all so profound. However, I find the final movement to be incredibly disappointing. It seems too emotionally...
  2. Opera
    I recently heard part of an opera that was sung by a male lead. I don't have an audio, but was hoping someone might recognize the excerpt given some characteristics. -- Excerpt was in common or cut time, quick allegro tempo -- About a one minute section with three distinct themes -- First theme...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    Today on the NPR Music website: Sibelius Eighth Symphony Found in Attic This morning, the European Music Council stunned the music world by announcing that a complete copy of Jean Sibelius' eighth symphony has been found. The discovery came in the wake of a renewed interest for the composer's...
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