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Bernstein Century - Beethoven: Symphonies No 4 & 5, Etc


Release Date: 10/28/1997 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 63079   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - "...Bernstein approached Beethoven with passionate conviction. Here, eloquent phrasing, lithe textures and a sense of inevitability result in model performances..."
REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - "...Bernstein approached Beethoven with passionate conviction. Here, eloquent phrasing, lithe textures and a sense of inevitability result in model performances..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/07/1962 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 32 Minutes 38 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/25/1961 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 35 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/12/1970 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 8 Minutes 55 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I. Adagio; Allegro vivace (Instrumental)
II. Adagio (Instrumental)
III. Menuetto - Allegro vivace (Instrumental)
IV. Allegro, ma non troppo (Instrumental)
I. Allegro con brio
II. Andante con moto
III. Scherzo. Allegro
IV. Allegro
Egmont Overture, Op. 84

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