5 CD / XXI-21 Productions / 2007-02-01Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36; Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60; Symphony no 5 in C min...
Performers: Gonzalez, Irma; Harrell, Mack; Jobin, Raoul; Nikolaidi, Elena
Conductors: Munch, Charles; Bernstein, Leonard; Reiner, Fritz; Monteux, Pierre; Szell, George; Paray, Paul; Kempen, Paul van; Scherchen, Hermann; Walter, Bruno
Beethoven's Nine Symphonies by nine conductors and nine orchestras in outstanding performances recorded in the late forties and fifties, reunited by a unique vision of...continue...
1 CD / Sony / 2004-07-27Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 9 in D minor, WAB 109; Te Deum in C major, WAB 45
Performers: Harrell, Mack; Lipton, Martha; Lloyd, David; Yeend, Frances
Conductors: Walter, Bruno
Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra; Westminster Choir
"Bruno Walter's 1959 recording is a superb achievement. Walter's mellow, persuasive reading leads one through the leisurely paragraphs so that the logic and coherence seem...continue...