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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 9 / L. Price, Forrester, Simoneau, Scott / Karajan, New York PO (1958)

Album Summary

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

  • An all-Beethoven double-disc set of Herbert von Karajan conducting the first and last symphonies with the New York Philharmonic in late 1958.
  • The bonus performance of the Beethoven Fifth, with the Vienna Philharmonic, sees its first-ever release.
  • Leontyne Price heads a stellar quartet of singers for the Beethoven Ninth.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: New York (08/18/1948); Salzburg (08/18/1948); New York (11/22/1958); Salzburg (11/22/1958).



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Works Details

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Westminster Choir
  • Running Time: 65 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1824

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 21 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1800

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 28 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808