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Beethoven: Symphony No 9 / Butt, London Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 01/10/2011 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 6146  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilke te BrummelstroeteRebecca EvansSteve DavislimNeal Davies
Conductor:  Yondani Butt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Mention Beethoven to anybody, and one of the first works that generally springs to mind is his Ninth Symphony. Though Beethoven himself considered his Missa Solemnis to be his greatest work, it is his Symphony No. 9 that has proved more enduring, not least because of its innovative and compelling choral finale with the famous, irresistible ‘Ode to Joy.’ Mention Beethoven to anybody, and one of the first works that generally springs to mind is his Ninth Symphony. Though Beethoven himself considered his Missa Solemnis to be his greatest work, it is his Symphony No. 9 that has proved more enduring, not least because of its innovative and compelling choral finale with the famous, irresistible ‘Ode to Joy.’ Read less

Works on This Recording

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Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilke te Brummelstroete (Alto), Rebecca Evans (Soprano), Steve Davislim (Tenor),
Neal Davies (Bass)
Conductor:  Yondani Butt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 

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