This is a very good historical reissue from the folks at Dutton Labs UK. This title features the great conductor Erich Kleiber, father of Carlos, conducting Beethoven's 2nd & 6th Symphonies. The highlight of the disc is the Pastoral -- a 1948 recording with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. It is delightfully paced and full of explosive power in the "thunderstorm" movement, despite its mono-sound shortcomings. Unfortunately, the 1929 account of the 2nd with the Berlin Opera Orchestra is of even poorer sound quality, though it is wonderful to hear Kleiber with youthful vigor. Those curious about Erich Kleiber's considerable talents should first check out his Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 3 & 5 CD on Decca Legends, because of its better overall quality, but this Dutton title is a logical next step.