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Beethoven: Complete Symphonies and Selected Overtures ()

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composed by Ludwig van Beethoven

This box set from Music and Arts of the Complete Symphonies and Selected Overtures of Ludwig van Beethoven is of great historical significance, partly because it was one of the few occasions when Arturo Toscanini recorded the entire cycle, but more importantly because it marked his break with Europe at the beginning of World War II. Recorded in autumn 1939 with the NBC Symphony Orchestra, these are volatile interpretations, taken for the most part at lightning-fast tempos and delivered with a ferocity that suggests ...

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  1. Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
  2. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55
  3. Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36
  4. Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60
  5. Leonore Overture No. 3 in C major, Op. 72b
  6. Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68
  7. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67
  8. Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84: Overture
  9. Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
  10. Leonore Overture No. 1 in C major, Op. 138
  11. Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93
  12. Leonore Overture No. 2 in C major, Op. 72a
  13. Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125
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Beethoven: Complete Symphonies and Selected Overtures
2007, Music & Arts

UPC: 017685120329

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