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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7

Wiener Philharmoniker, Carlos Kleiber

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Symphony No.5 In C Minor, Op.67  
1
I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker; Carlos Kleiber
7:28
2
II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker; Carlos Kleiber
10:01
3
III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker; Carlos Kleiber
5:09
4
IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker; Carlos Kleiber
11:01
Symphony No.7 In A, Op.92  
5
I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker; Carlos Kleiber
13:40
6
II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker; Carlos Kleiber
8:08
7
III. Presto - Assai meno presto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker; Carlos Kleiber
8:15
8
IV. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven; Wiener Philharmoniker; Carlos Kleiber
8:38
Total Playing Time    72:20
"... two masterpieces on one recording ... an essential recommendation for any collection ... the sense of something monumental is enhanced by the imposing Vienna Musikverein acoustic. But that doesn't blur Kleiber's superfine attention to detail, with perfectly balanced textures and subtly graded transitions ... the 1970s Vienna Philharmonic was a band of an equally detailed response ... the Seventh, with all its repeated rhythmic units, generates so much momentum that the thrilling acceleration Kleiber whips up in the final bars almost seems the only possible outcome."
- BBC Music Magazine

"... (the Seventh Symphony is) an equally distinguished performance ... it too is superb ... a performance of genius that now speaks to us freely and openly for the first time. In some ways this is a more important document than the famous Fifth. Great recordings of the Seventh, greatly played and greatly conducted, but with first and second violins divided left and right, are as rare as gold dust. Freshly refurbished, this Kleiber Seventh would go right to the top of my short list of recommendable Sevenths. It is wonderful to have these two legendary performances so expertly restored and placed together on one disc for the first time."
- Gramophone

Critics used words like "masterpiece" and legendary" to describe these two vintage Beethoven performances from the Wiener Philharmoniker and Carlos Kleiber, recorded in 1974 (the Symphony No. 5) and 1975 and 1976 (the Symphony No. 7).
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Deutsche Grammophon Studio Masters

This album contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source.

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