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Beethoven: Symphony No 7, Missa Solemnis; Mozart /Toscanini


Release Date: 10/19/1999 
Label:  Bbc Legends   Catalog #: 4016   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenWolfgang Amadeus MozartLuigi Cherubini
Performer:  Nicola MosconaKerstin ThorborgZinka MilanovKoloman von Pataky
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Fanfare (1-2/00, pp.204-205) - "...The high-powered, white-hot, sometimes fierce Beethoven Seventh in this set...[is] extraordinary: flexible, probing, transparent, weighty or lyrical as necessary. The BBC Symphony's playing is inspired; every phrase displays conviction, direction, and shape..."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (1-2/00, pp.204-205) - "...The high-powered, white-hot, sometimes fierce Beethoven Seventh in this set...[is] extraordinary: flexible, probing, transparent, weighty or lyrical as necessary. The BBC Symphony's playing is inspired; every phrase displays conviction, direction, and shape..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Nicola Moscona (Bass), Kerstin Thorborg (Alto), Zinka Milanov (Soprano),
Koloman von Pataky (Tenor)
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra,  BBC Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/28/1939 
Venue:  Live  Queen's Hall, London, England 
Length: 80 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
2.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/14/1935 
Venue:  Live  Queen's Hall, London, England 
Length: 34 Minutes 25 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 35 in D major, K 385 "Haffner" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/14/1935 
Venue:  Live  Queen's Hall, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 39 Secs. 
4.
Anacréon: Overture by Luigi Cherubini
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; France 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1935 
Venue:  Queen's Hall, London, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 21 Secs. 

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