Enjott Schneider: Organ Symphony No. 8 "In Memorian Anton Bruckner"

Enjott Schneider: Organ Symphony No. 8 "In Memorian Anton Bruckner"
Enjott Schneider (born Norbert J├╝rgen Schneider 25 May 1950 in Weil am Rhein) is a German businessman, composer, musicologist, and music educator. He is best known as the chairman of the board of the German collecting society GEMA.

As a composer he is known for his film work, having won the Bavarian Film Award for Best Film Score in 1990, the Filmband in Gold in 1991, and the Deutscher Fernsehpreis in 2007, the latter for his work on March of Millions. He composed the soundtrack for the german language movie Stalingrad.

He has also composed a good deal of concert music, and occasional pieces as well as several symphonies for organ of which the Symphony No. 8 is entitled "In Memoriam Anton Bruckner." Below are some excerpts from the symphony as furnished by the composer.


Organ Symphony No. 8, "In Memoriam Anton Bruckner"