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BEETHOVEN: Symphonies Nos. 1, 6 and 8 (Abbado) (PAL)



BEETHOVEN: Symphonies Nos. 1, 6 and 8 (Abbado) (PAL)

Beethoven Symphonies 1, 6 and 8

Claudio Abbado

Director: Bob Coles

Picture Format: 16:9
Sound Format: PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Running Time: 75 mins + 39 mins 2nd video track
Region Code: PAL All
Booklet Languages: English, German, French
Cat no.: DV-BPAB168

Abbado and the Berlin Philharmonic had been working together for 12 years before being asked to perform all of Beethoven's symphonies at the Academia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome during February 2001.

Part 2 of Abbado's Beethoven cycle on DVD features symphonies 1, 6 and 8.

Abbado has spent decades refining his interpretations of Beethoven. With faster tempi than in earlier performances and convincing tempo links between the individual movements, exciting dramatic developments and sensitive lyrical cantilenas, it is clear that Abbado's cycle will become a milestone of contemporary interpretation.

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Abbado, Claudio

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra


Genre: Classical Concert

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: DV-BPAB168

Barcode: 5450270006670

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in North and South America.

Listening samples not available for this release.

Physical Release: 11/2002

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