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Berliner Philharmoniker: Beethoven: Symphony No. 4

Various Artists

Year: 2012

Runtime: 00:38:30

Recorded live in Rome at Santa Cecilia and at Philharmonie Berlin.
La Repubblica called it: 'The most wonderful symphonic cycle of the past decade.'
The Beethoven Symphonies mark the high-light of Abbado's relationship with the Berliner
Philharmoniker and his 12 years as chief conductor.
“Abbado lets loose all the conflicting elements of Beethoven's cosmos - nothing works anymore, the music threatens to explode once and for all, deliverance has to come from somewhere. A
powerful moment of unsparing analysis of Beethoven and his own self...” Süddeutsche Zeitung

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