Introducing Beethoven

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COMPOSERS: Beethoven
LABELS: EuroArts
WORKS: Symphony No. 5, plus documentary
PERFORMER: Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado
CATALOGUE NO: 2056028

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Filmed in Rome’s (old) Accademia di Santa Cecilia, the Berliners are in powerful, firm-toned Beethovenian form for Abbado. Wulf Konold’s excellent introduction explores the music’s French-Revolutionary background. Malcolm Hayes