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Beethoven: Symphony 9 'Choral'

CD
23 Apr 2012

Barcode: 5099960230225

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Other participants: Ursula Koszut, Nicolai Gedda, Brigitte Fassbaender, Donald McIntyre, Münchner Motettenchor, Philharmonischer Chor München, Rudolf Kempe, Münchner Philharmoniker

One of the great documents from conductor Rudolf Kempe's Munich period is this overwhelming version of Beethoven's Ninth with a set of hand-picked soloists, made in 1973, three years before Kempe's death. The pinnacle of a great conducting career with one of the most powerful works in the entire repertoire.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso: Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' Op. 125 (1989 Digital Remaster)  - Rudolf Kempe/Münchner Philharmoniker 
02 II. Molto vivace - Presto - Molto vivace - Presto: Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' Op. 125 (1989 Digital Remaster)  - Rudolf Kempe/Münchner Philharmoniker 
03 III. Adagio molto e cantabile - Andante moderato: Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' Op. 125 (1989 Digital Remaster)  - Rudolf Kempe/Münchner Philharmoniker 
04 IV. Presto - Allegro ma non troppo - Allegro assai - Allegro assai vivace - Alla marcia - Andante maestoso - Allegro en  - Rudolf Kempe/Münchner Philharmoniker 


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