LABELS: Praga Digitals
ALBUM TITLE: Schubert
WORKS: Schubert: Symphony No. 9; plus Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 – finale
PERFORMER: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Elsa Cavelti (mezzo-soprano), Ernst Haefliger (tenor), Otto Edelmann (baritone), Lucerne Festival Choir; Philharmonia/Wilhelm Fürtwangler
CATALOGUE NO: 350085 (hybrid CD/SACD) (1954)
An odd disc, though the contents are marvellous. The studio Schubert No. 9 is acknowledged as a classic, but the last movement of his last performance of Beethoven’s Ninth makes a strange and unsatisfactory filler.