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Beethoven: Symphony No 9 / Karajan, Tomowa-Sintow, Baltsa, Schreier, Van Dam

Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 415832   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Agnes BaltsaPeter SchreierAnna Tomowa-SintowJosé Van Dam
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna SingvereinBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano),
José Van Dam (Bass-baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Singverein,  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Language: German 

Customer Reviews

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 Love this Recording! August 8, 2015 By Susan J. (Charleston, IL) See All My Reviews "I first bought this recording of Beethoven's Ninth back in the late 1980's/early 1990's, and although I own several different recordings of one of my top ten favorite pieces of symphonic music, the von Karajan has always been my favorite. He lends a bombastic fire and energy to this piece I have not heard in other versions, although I hear Leonard Bernstein's is quite good. At any rate, this disc became damaged and I was really afraid I'd have to kiss this version goodbye but ... ta DA! Archivmusic to the rescue! I listen to this disc about twice a week, sometimes more often, and since I'm an amateur chef, I would liken it to Belgian truffles for the auditory senses. If you do not already have a favorite version of Beethoven's Ninth, give this one a try. I'm just so glad I found a replacement for a much beloved part of my music library." Report Abuse
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