Herbert von Karajan 2008 - Beethoven: The Symphonies

Release Date: 4/1/2008
Catalog Number: 5099951586324
Number of Discs: 5

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$34.99
Notes and Editorial Reviews
This is Herbert von Karajan’s first cycle of Beethoven’s symphonies with the Philharmonia Orchestra, recorded in the years between 1951-55.

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REVIEW:

"2008 release of the Philharmonia Beethoven Symphonies cycle, which benefits from newly minted, more robust transfers..."

- Jed Distler, ClassicsToday.com
(Referring to this release while reviewing "Karajan - The Complete Emi Recordings 1946-84 Vol. 1" EMI catalog 12038)
Works on This Recording
1. Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1807 ; Vienna, Austria
2. Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1810 ; Vienna, Austria
3. Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1800 ; Vienna, Austria
4. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1803 ; Vienna, Austria
5. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1801-1802 ; Vienna, Austria
6. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1811-1812 ; Vienna, Austria
7. Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1806 ; Vienna, Austria
8. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1807-1808 ; Vienna, Austria
9. Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Written: 1808 ;
10. Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1812 ; Vienna, Austria
11. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano), Ernst Haefliger (Tenor), Otto Edelmann (Bass), Marga Höffgen (Alto)
Period: Classical
Written: 1822-1824 ; Vienna, Austria
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