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Schubert: Symphony No 9; Haydn: Symphony No 88 / Furtwängler


Release Date: 04/09/1996 
Label:  Dg The Originals Catalog #: 447439   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertFranz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Furtwängler's reading is extraordinary, informed throughout with a unique vibrancy and fluidity." – Martin Bookspan, (about Schubert's 9th Symphony) Stereo Review (1968)

"Even those who usually find Furtwangler's interpretations too idiosyncratic will be drawn to this glowing performance." - The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music, (about Schubert's 9th Symphony)
"Furtwängler's reading is extraordinary, informed throughout with a unique vibrancy and fluidity." – Martin Bookspan, (about Schubert's 9th Symphony) Stereo Review (1968)

"Even those who usually find Furtwangler's interpretations too idiosyncratic will be drawn to this glowing performance." - The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music, (about Schubert's 9th Symphony)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-28; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, West Berlin 
Length: 54 Minutes 57 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 88 in G major, H 1 no 88 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1787 ; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Venue:  Jesus Christus Kirche, West Berlin 
Length: 21 Minutes 15 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.9 In C, D.944 - "The Great": 1. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo
Symphony No.9 In C, D.944 - "The Great": 2. Andante con moto
Symphony No.9 In C, D.944 - "The Great": 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Symphony No.9 In C, D.944 - "The Great": 4. Allegro vivace
Symphony In G, H.I No.88: 1. Adagio - Allegro
Symphony In G, H.I No.88: 2. Largo
Symphony In G, H.I No.88: 3. Menuetto (Allegretto)
Symphony In G, H.I No.88: 4. Finale (Allegro con spirito)

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