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Beethoven 9th DVD-A?


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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Wayne Dang

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Posted May 20 2003 - 01:32 PM

Looking for a great DVD-A recording of the Ninth. Heard Barenboim. Still looking.

Any suggestions?

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#2 of 4 OFFLINE   Lewis Besze

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Posted May 20 2003 - 07:57 PM

If there is another one out there,then I'd like to know about it too.
In the mean time I listen to the Barenboim version.

#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Scott Merryfield

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Posted May 21 2003 - 01:34 AM

I would also be interested in a better performance of Beethoven's 9th on either high-resolution format. Barenboim's performance is rather flat, IMO. The best performance I've heard is one conducted by Bruno that was recorded in the late 1950's.

#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Stephen Dodds

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Posted May 21 2003 - 05:41 PM

There is a well recorded version by Maximiano Cobra on Hodie. However, the interpretation is idiosyncratic to say the least as he performs the work around twice as slow as most other versions.

I believe you can listen to exercpts on the website at www.hodie-world.com


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