Warner Classics have re-packaged the award winning Beethoven Symphony cycle with Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Critically acclaimed as the best modern instrument recording of the cycle available, this set caused ‘Shock and Awe’ in the music industry when it was first released in 1991. Harnoncourt’s revolutionary approach to these great works remains un-challenged and they sound as fresh and as vibrant as the day they were recorded.
New features of this set include an elegant new cover design with new portrait photographs, a fully updated booklet with revised liner notes, and re-packaging to a 5CD plastic ‘multipack’ (without slipcase) with a 120 page booklet enclosed.
“…listening to this set, I was reminded over and over again how exciting it was to discover Beethoven’s symphonies for the first time.” (Gramophone)
“Everything Harnoncourt touches leaves one with a sense of a country rediscovered.” (Gramophone)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt’s recordings of the complete Beethoven Symphonies
with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, released as a 5-CD set in 1991 by Teldec, were a hallmark in the history of Beethoven performance. They won virtually every major international award and have since sold in excess of 150,000 sets world-wide.
“The best of all Beethovens” (The Sunday Times)
“This exciting set is likely to influence and change perceptions for years to come.” (CD Review)
Shrink wrapped. First class UK postage.