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Beethoven: 9 Symphonies & Overtures Budget CD Box
Warner Classics / 2014
Beethoven’s nine epoch-making symphonies represent a touchstone for any conductor, and these recordings constitute a highlight of Riccardo Muti’s 12-year tenure as music director of the illustrious Philadelphia Orchestra. As Gramophone wrote: “”The Philadelphia Orchestra…respond superbly to the demands Muti makes on them…The fine shaping of the parts and the whole, the superb playing and a clear sense of discovery communicate themselves thrillingly to the listener.”” This six-CD set includes all nine symphonies as well as several of Beethoven’s overtures.
CD 1: Symphony No. 5 & Symphony No. 1
CD 2: Symphony No. 2 & Symphony No. 4
CD 3: Symphony No. 3 “”Eroica”” & Overtures to Fidelio and The Consecration of the House (Die Weilhe des Hauses)
CD 4: Symphony No. 6 “”Pastoral”” & Overture to Leonore III
CD 5: Symphony No. 7 & Symphony No. 8
CD 6: Symphony No. 9
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