CD-1088(3) KLEMPERER IN HAMBURG: TWO COMPLETE CONCERTS WITH THE NDR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CD No.1 (60:47) Bach: Suite Nr.3 in D (28 Sept. 1955); Beethoven: Symphony Nr. 7 in A (28 Sept. 1955). CD No.2 (50:40) Mozart: Symphony in A, K201 (28 Sept. 1955) and Mozart: Symphony in g, K550 (3 May 1966). CD No.3 (63:53) Bruckner: Symphony Nr. 7 in E (3 May 1966). Produced with the kind cooperation of Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Hamburg. Released by permission of EMI. AAD UPC #0-17685-10882-2. Liner notes in German and English.
Two Klemperer concerts of repertoire dear to the conductors heart preserved in the best possible sound and presented here for the first time.
“Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony (1955) enjoys a degree of flexibility and a visceral impact that are quite lacking in Klemperer’s commercial recordings.”
Rob Cowan, Gramophone