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Old 08-28-2017, 07:22 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Quijote View Post
Hello Enrique, nice to see you here.
As Peter says above, there are later examples of the great composers ending their 1st movement codas in a soft manner.
Bruckner is such an example - in his first version of the 8th symphony he ends in the usual blazing glory ... then in the 2nd version he ends softly.
Which do you prefer?

1st version (blazing glory ending to the coda):

2nd version (soft ending to the coda):
Thanks for that - very interesting as I'm not familiar with the first version but I'll have to listen properly to the whole thing when I've more time to form an opinion.
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