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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential for the library, 13 Feb 2008
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This review is from: Beethoven: Complete Symphonies (Audio CD)
I've not much to add to the reviews already posted. This is such a great value set that it would be foolish not to buy it. Norrington's interpretations are quirky and may not be to everyone's taste (especially if you're used to hearing more stately performances). However, I don't agree with the notion that these performances don't carry weight, in comparison to other recordings.

The feather-light touch of the LCP let's the textures breathe so much better than heavier versions, that the poignant and powerful moments in every symphony automatically grow in stature and impact.

Go on...for this price you might as well give it a try, even if you're still not convinced by the endorsements of myself and others!
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