'Cogent' performances of Beethoven's Symphonies Nos 5 & 7 led by Ashkenazy

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Album title:
Beethoven
Composer(s):
Beethoven
Works:
Symphonies Nos 5 & 7
Performer:
Philharmonia Orchestra/Ashkenazy
Label:
Eloquence
Catalogue Number:
482 4951 (1982/84)
Performance:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
'Cogent' performances of Beethoven's Symphonies Nos 5 & 7 led by Ashkenazy

Intense, well-shaped, cogent Beethoven performances from a conductor who sees these works very much whole. Add something of the rhythmic muscle and drive of Toscanini and these would be highly recommendable.

Stephen Johnson

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