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Beethoven, Schubert: Symphonies 3 & 8 / Levine, Met Orchestra


Release Date: 05/18/2007 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 439862   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenFranz Schubert
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 50 Minutes 38 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York, New York 
Length: 24 Minutes 5 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Not the Best Available. September 1, 2012 By Richard F. Buckley (Jefferson Hills, PA) See All My Reviews "Beethoven's 3rd Symphony happens to be my favorite piece of classical music. I bought this recording because I had heard rave reviews about Levine's work, but I am disappointed with this rendition of the 3rd. Both Bernstein and von Karajan have more masterful recordings of Eroica. Both are on DG. This isn't bad, but it can't compare with others out there." Report Abuse
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