Don's Classical Picks

Ludwig van Beethoven

The well-known German composer.

Symphonies 1-9
Overtures: Leonore 1,2,3, Fidelio,King Stephen, Consecration of the House, Coriolan
Egmont, Grosse Fuge
Philharmonia and New Philharmonia Orchestras
Conducted by Otto Klemperer
EMI CDZG 5 68057 2 7CD, ADD

Beethoven is known for inspiring and uplifting music, often the uplift is in the context of a struggle against the odds and these recordings certainly do get you up. This is a collection of all the symphonies plus overtures, Incidental music to Egmont and the Grosse Fugue. Here are my thoughts Symphony by Symphony:

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