Genre: Classical
Additional Artists: Vienna Philharmonic
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"


Beethoven 9 Symphonies (Leonard Bernstein) Numbered, Limited Edition Half-Speed Mastered 180g 9LP Box Set

Leonard Bernstein

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Numbered, Limited Edition Half-Speed Mastered 180g 9LP Box Set!
Newly Remastered From Original Analog Tapes!

Leonard Bernstein conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker for these recordings of Beethoven's 9 Symphonies in this Limited Edition 7LP box set.

Leonard Bernstein’s legendary Beethoven Symphony cycle with the Vienna Philharmonic, from 1977-1979. Newly remastered at half-speed affording a greater fidelity of higher frequencies and an epic improvement in sound quality.

Newly-cut lacquers from Emil Berliner Studios from the original analog tapes, 180-gram vinyl in a numbered edition, lift-off lid box with adapted original cover of the original 1980 release. 2018 is the 100th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth.

"A set that in the realism of its engineering, in the poised polished execution of the Vienna Philharmonic, and in the controlled, tasteful vigor of Bernstein's conducting sets standards of Beethoven playing." - Fanfare

"Bernstein's DG Beethoven cycle has withstood the test of time." -

"Beethoven has always meant universality to me... I offer this cycle to all music-loving ears as a testament of faith and of my most profound reactions to this greatest of all composers" - Leonard Bernstein

• Numbered, Limited Edition
• 9LP Box Set
• 180g Vinyl
• Lift-off lid box
• Reissued to mark Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday
• Adapted original cover of original 1980 release
• Newly remastered from the original analog tapes using the Half-Speed Mastering process
• Lacquers cut at Emil Berliner Studios
• Includes original artwork and facsimiles of the complete recording documentation
• Made in Germany
• Limited time download code for full album and text of Schiller's Ode To Joy with English, French and Italian translations

Wiener Philharmoniker
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
The 9 Symphonies
LP 1 & 2:

Symphony no. 3 in E flat major, op. 55 "Eroica"
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21

Live from the Vienna Musikverein, 1978
LP 3:
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36
Overture to the ballet
"The Creatures of Prometheus", op. 43

Live from the Vienna Musikverein, 1978
LP 4:
Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, op. 60
"King Stephen" Overture, op. 117*

Live from the Vienna Musikverein, 1978 & *1981
LP 5:
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67
Live from the Vienna Musikverein, 1977
LP 6:
Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral"
Live from the Vienna Musikverein, 1978
LP 7:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92
Live from the Vienna Musikverein, 1978
LP 8 & 9:
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125*

Live from the Vienna Musikverein, 1978 & *1979

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