Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 - Carol Vaness (soprano); Janice Taylor (mezzo-soprano); Robert Lloyd (bass); Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor);...
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  1. Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125
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On a spectrum between the reverent performances of the traditionalists and the startling revisions of the historicists, this recording of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 seems to stand in an agreeable middle area. Christoph von Dohnányi's rendition with the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus is coherently shaped and clearly focused on details, faithful to the score, and classically transparent in its sound. Yet Dohnányi brings out the work's intense feeling without wearing his heart on his sleeve and lets expression flow naturally ...

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 1990, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408012020