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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos 1 & 3 / Rudolf Kempe, Münchner Philharmoniker


Release Date: 08/28/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 636555  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of Rudolf Kempe's major achievements as head of the Munich Philharmonic was the Beethoven cycle that he recorded between 1971 and 1973. The bright First Symphony and the revolutionary "Eroica" show two different sides of the great German composer. One of Rudolf Kempe's major achievements as head of the Munich Philharmonic was the Beethoven cycle that he recorded between 1971 and 1973. The bright First Symphony and the revolutionary "Eroica" show two different sides of the great German composer. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 25 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 49 Minutes 29 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 Op. 21 (1995 Digital Remaster): I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 1 Op. 21 (1995 Digital Remaster): II. Andante cantabile con moto
Symphony No. 1 Op. 21 (1995 Digital Remaster): III. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace)
Symphony No. 1 Op. 21 (1995 Digital Remaster): IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace
Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica' Op. 55: I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica' Op. 55: II. Marcia funebre (Adagio assai)
Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica' Op. 55: III. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica' Op. 55: IV. Allegro molto - Poco andante - Presto

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