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KARL BÖHM: THE BIRTH OF A SYMPHONY
The legendary conductor directs the CBC Festival Orchestra in a rehearsal segment and complete performance of Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, with the CBC "Festival" Orchestra. Historic April 1, 1963 telecast from the archives of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Approx. 57 minutes, Black & White.
IN CONCERT - KARL BÖHM & JON VICKERS
Complete live concert from the archives of the CBC, Toronto, features the interpretive brilliance of maestro Karl Böhm and the profound artistry of tenor Jon Vickers. Böhm conducts Mozart: "Haffner" Symphony, Beethoven: Leonore Overture, and Wagner: Die Meistersinger Prelude; Vickers sings Florestan's aria from Fidelio, and two arias of
Siegmund from Die Walkure. With the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. October 10, 1965,Hi-Fi, approx.60 minutes, Black & White.
Works on This Recording
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
C. B. C. Orchestra
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria
Leonore Overture(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Written: Vienna, Austria
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