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Schubert: Symphonies 8 'Unfinished' & 9 'Great' / Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic


Release Date: 03/08/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 18735   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

“The Unfinished is superbly played, with the utmost refinement in the second movement … The Ninth is taut, mainly swift and ultimately exultant, with a splendidly vital scherzo.” - Gramophone “The Unfinished is superbly played, with the utmost refinement in the second movement … The Ninth is taut, mainly swift and ultimately exultant, with a splendidly vital scherzo.” - Gramophone Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-28; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D.759 "Unfinished" (1996 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D.759 "Unfinished" (1996 Digital Remaster): II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Digital Remaster): I. Andante_Allegro ma non troppo
Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Digital Remaster): II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Digital Remaster): III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Digital Remaster): IV. Allegro vivace

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