TOSCANINI’S 1939 BEETHOVEN CYCLE

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Complete Symphonies and Selected Overtures, from the legendary October-December 1939 NBC cycle. CD 1: Symphony No 1 in C Major, Op. 21 & Symphony No 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 “Eroica” (Studio 8H, 28 Oct. 1939.  CD 2: Symphony No 2 in D Major, Op. 36; Symphony No 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60 & Leonore Overture No. 3 (Studio 8H, 4 Nov. 1939). CD 3: Symphony No 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastorale” & Symphony No 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 (Studio 8H, 11 Nov. 1939).  CD 4: Egmont Overture & Symphony No 7 in A Major, Op. 92 (Studio 8H, 18 Nov. 1939); Leonore Overture No. 1 & Symphony No 8 in F Major, Op. 93 (Studio 8H, 25 Nov. 1939). CD 5: Leonore Overture No. 2 (Studio 8H, 25 Nov. 1939}; Symphony No 9 in D Minor, Op. 1(Jarmila Novotna, Kerstin Thorborg, Jan Peerce, Nicola Moscona, Westminster Choir, Carnegie Hall, 2 Dec. 1939). New 2013 digital transfers by Aaron Z. Snyder using the revolutionary harmonic balancing process. Notes: Christopher Dyment. Total time: 6 hrs 12 min.  Previously issued by us in 2007 as CD-1203 [deleted]. UPC #0-17685- 12752-6. Special price: 5 CDs priced as 4!

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Complete Symphonies and Selected Overtures, from the legendary October-December 1939 NBC cycle. CD 1: Symphony No 1 in C Major, Op. 21 & Symphony No 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 “Eroica” (Studio 8H, 28 Oct. 1939.  CD 2: Symphony No 2 in D Major, Op. 36; Symphony No 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60 & Leonore Overture No. 3 (Studio 8H, 4 Nov. 1939). CD 3: Symphony No 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastorale” & Symphony No 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 (Studio 8H, 11 Nov. 1939).  CD 4: Egmont Overture & Symphony No 7 in A Major, Op. 92 (Studio 8H, 18 Nov. 1939); Leonore Overture No. 1 & Symphony No 8 in F Major, Op. 93 (Studio 8H, 25 Nov. 1939). CD 5: Leonore Overture No. 2 (Studio 8H, 25 Nov. 1939}; Symphony No 9 in D Minor, Op. 1(Jarmila Novotna, Kerstin Thorborg, Jan Peerce, Nicola Moscona, Westminster Choir, Carnegie Hall, 2 Dec. 1939). New 2013 digital transfers by Aaron Z. Snyder using the revolutionary harmonic balancing process. Notes: Christopher Dyment. Total time: 6 hrs 12 min.  Previously issued by us in 2007 as CD-1203 [deleted]. UPC #0-17685- 12752-6. Special price: 5 CDs priced as 4!

 

 “With Chris Dyment’s uncommonly informative notes, this release is essential for anyone who cares about Beethoven or Toscanini”

—Mortimer H. Frank in Fanfare [on the previous edition]

 

“a must for every experienced music lover… 5.0 out of 5 stars “

—Peter Dietrich, amazon.com customer reviews [on the previous edition]

 

“These are superb transfers… They give a great cycle its best sonic shout to date.”

—Rob Cowan, Gramophone [on the previous edition]

 

“The NBC Orchestra is in fine form and the great conductor’s sometimes controversial genius combines with that of Beethoven to produce dazzling and memorable performances.”

www.new-classics.co.uk [on the previous edition]

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