Notes & Reviews:
Artists Wiener Philharmoniker Horst Stein Following The Warmly-embraced Reissue On Decca Eloquence Of Horst Stein's Reading Of Bruckner's Sixth Symphony, We Now Follow With The Second. As With The Sixth, The Couplings Are Music By Weber. Another Much-requested Reissue, This Will Be Warmly Welcomed By Collectors And Represent Some Of The Best Bruckner Performances Of All Time.
MusicWeb International, 14th October 2013
[Stein's] approach is workmanlike rather than galvanic or glamorous, but his firm line and sense of purpose convey a rugged, unaffected integrity. He lays out the broad melodies in a glowing cantabile while maintaining a solidly weighted sonority.