Vienna Philharmonic play Beethoven

'Almost ideal performances'

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COMPOSERS: Beethoven
LABELS: Orfeo
ALBUM TITLE: Beethoven
WORKS: Symphonies Nos 2 & 7
PERFORMER: Vienna Philharmonic/Karl Böhm
CATALOGUE NO: C910 151 B (1980)

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These are almost ideal performances, for those who aren’t addicted to authenticity. Warm and detailed playing from the Vienna Philharmonic in Böhm’s penultimate concert – and very lively too.

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Michael Tanner