Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"by Ludwig van Beethoven Performer:
Martti Talvela (Bass),
James King (Tenor),
Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano),
Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria Language: German
Average Customer Review: ( 2 Customer Reviews )
I have loved this particular recording for over 2June 10, 2014By alice r. rogers (east los angeles, CA)See All My Reviews"I wear out my cd on a regular basis, so I expect to order this same cd again"Report Abuse
The Ninth Straight UpNovember 10, 2013By Matthew Brown (Stl Auguestine, , FL)See All My Reviews"Here is purity of tempo, phrasing and detail. This is the finest Beethoven Ninth of which I am aware. You will get an overall experience not an episodic one that is so common, there is no bravura here. It is a performance enhanced by a wonderful recording, you hear as the conductor intended not heavy handed recording engineers with too many sliders and dials. Embrace this musically and technically pure performance. I have the vinyl of this which is wonderful also but this CD is close to that experience."Report Abuse
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