Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-3

C Major: 704708

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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-3

Label:

C Major

Catalogue No:

704708

Discs:

3

Release date:

29th Nov 2010

Barcode:

0814337010478

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-3

and Documentaries about each Symphony


Beethoven:

Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36

Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 'Eroica'

Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

Egmont Overture, Op. 84


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This is the start of a Beethoven Symphonies cycle (Nos. 1-9) with Christian Thielemann and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The Beethoven cycle of the 21st century!

2 DVD set:

DVD 1: Symphonies

DVD 2: 3 Documentaries - In a one-hour-long film for each symphony Maestro Thielemann and Joachim Kaiser (Germany´s most famous music critic) discuss and analyze in an entertaining conversational exchange Thielemann’s interpretation, complemented by excerpts from rehearsals as well as comparisons of Beethoven cycles with Karajan, Bernstein etc. – no aspect of Beethoven’s symphonic œuvre will remain unaffected!

The Documentaries include footage of performances from Karajan, Bernstein, Böhm, Järvi amongst others!

Total: 325 minutes

Symphonies & Overtures: 155 minutes

Documentaries: 170 minutes

Booklet English, German, French

BBC Music Magazine

March 2011

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“The performances, the Vienna Philharmonic on top form, can't help sounding wonderful...oddly, it is the discussions that are the most enjoyable elements in this ambitious set.”

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