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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7 | Deutsche Grammophon E4716302

Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7

12.29

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Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Cat No: E4716302

Barcode: 0028947163022

Format: Hybrid SACD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 26th May 2003

Penguin Rosette Winner

Contents

Artists

Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductor

Carlos Kleiber

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Symphony no.5 in C minor, op.67
Symphony no.7 in A major, op.92

Artists

Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductor

Carlos Kleiber

Reviews

In Carlos Kleiber's hands the first movement of the Fifth is electrifying but still has a hushed intensity. The slow movement is tender and delicate, with dynamic contrasts underlined but not exaggerated. In the Scherzo, the horns (like the rest of the VPO) are in superb form; the finale then emerges into pure daylight. In Kleiber's Seventh, symphonic argument never yields to the charm of the dance. Incisively dramatic, his approach relies on sharp dynamic contrasts and thrustful rhythms. [...] The latest digital remastering has again greatly improved the sound, especially on SACD.
Penguin Guide

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