Beethoven Symphony No 4

Yevgeny Mravinsky, LPO - Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4; Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 (2016)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4; Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 (2016)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra; conducted by Yevgeny Mravinsky

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 411 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 210 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Praga Digitals | # 350 115 | Time: 01:19:26

Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony is 50 minutes of tragedy, despair, terror, and violence and three minutes of triumph. Premiered in 1953, the best performance is still that conducted by Mravinsky. Yevgeny Mravinsky's June 3, 1955, performance with the Leningrad Philharmonic of Beethoven's Symphony No. 4 is just as great. Mravinsky was the best Soviet conductor and his passionate precision and intense interpretations were as valid for Beethoven as they were for Shostakovich. His interpretations can be hard-driven and sharp-edged, but no one could object to the lucid strength and linear lyricism he brings to the work.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 and No. 5 - New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonies No. 4 in B flat major Op. 60 and No. 5 in C minor Op. 67 –
New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 316 Mb | FLAC+LOG+Cue | Full scans | 4 RS links
Publisher: CBS Masterworks

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 and No. 5 - New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

…here Bernstein provides what may be the slowest recorded tempo of the first movement to date (perhaps it's worth it alone for that reason!?) – however the freshness and vitality that LB and the NYP display on the Fourth Symphony is nothing short of breathtaking!
It's pure Bernstein - it's fresh, it's youthful, it's bliss, it's ecstasy. This is one of the finest takes of Beethoven 4 I know of - which is probably Beethoven's most under-estimated symphony. Bernstein captures the exact character needed to sell this work.
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 and No. 7 - The Cleveland Orchestra; George Szell

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major Op. 60, No. 7 in A major op. 92 and Overture “King Stephen” Op. 117 -
The Cleveland Orchestra; George Szell, conductor

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 375 Mb | FLAC+LOG+M3U+Cue | Full scans | 3 RS links
Publisher: Sony Classical

For decades Szell's Beethoven cycle has been justly hailed as one of the best on discs, and the reasons are clear: lively and dramatic interpretations that are true to the Beethovenian spirit married to simply spectacular orchestral playing.
Victor Carr Jr.
Ludwig van Beethoven - Kammerphilharmonie Bremen / Paavo Järvi - Symphony No. 4 & Symphony No. 7 (2007) [Repost]

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 4 & Symphony No. 7
The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen · Paavo Järvi
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 287 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: RCA Red Seal # 88697129332 | Country/Year: Europe 2007 | Genre: Classical

…Once again, Järvi and his band have captured Beethoven's wilful and often irascible character, rhetoric, polemics and sheer genius in fully-charged performances which also reveal his deep humanity. They certainly should number among the elite.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 / Brahms: Symphony No. 2 - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Jansons {Hybrid-SACD // ISO & HiRes FLAC}

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 / Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - Mariss Jansons
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 3,98 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 1,16 GB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: RCO Live # RCO 05002 | Country/Year: Europe 2005
Genre: Classical | Style: Classical Period, Romantic

…got this for the Brahms, which is at best a thoroughly decent performance, nothing more - but the highlight is the excellent Beethoven. The ratings reflect the dichotomy of the two performances and their sonics, an average of 4 for sound seems fair - but the Beethoven warrants a 5 for performance.
Günter Wand Edition - BOXSET 4DVD VOL 2 - Beethoven: Overture Leonore | Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 - DVD 5/8

Günter Wand Edition - BOXSET 4DVD VOL 2 - Beethoven: Overture Leonore | Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 - DVD 5/8
Classical | DVD | with scans | 3,70 Gb (DVD5) | DVD´s FULL No compression
Audio: PCM Stereo | Relesase: August 16, 2005 | Publisher: TDK DVD Video

Few conductors have made a greater contribution to our present-day understanding of Bruckner than Günter Wand (1912-2002).
This first box includes Bruckner symphonies nos. 5, 6 and 8 in their original or restored versions as well as an elegant, but rarely performed Haydn Symphony and the "Unfinished" symphonies by Bruckner and Schubert. Later, TDK released the second box of 4 DVDs including the popular Bruckner Symphonies Nos. 4 and 7 and symphonic works by Brahms and Schubert.

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (Cambridge Music Handbooks)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by chiquitas at June 6, 2010
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (Cambridge Music Handbooks)
Cambridge University Press | 1993-07-30 | ISBN: 0521390397 | PDF | 4 Mb | 143 pages

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is acknowledged as one of the supreme masterpieces of the Western tradition. More than any other musical work it has become an international symbol of unity and affirmation. Yet early critics rejected it as cryptic and eccentric, the product of a deaf and aging composer. Nicholas Cook's guide charts the dramatic transformation in the reception of this work. The story begins in Vienna, with the responses of listeners at the first performance, and ends in contemporary China and Japan, where the symphony has acquired diametrically opposed interpretations. The account embraces many of the major figures of nineteenth- and twentieth-century music, among them Wagner and Schenker. Including an account of the sketches, an examination of the performance tradition, and a suggested new interpretation, this book opens up new dimensions in our understanding of Beethoven's last symphony.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat "Eroica" - New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 55 "Eroica" + How A Great Symphony Was Written
New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Leonard Bernstein

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 305 Mb | FLAC+LOG+M3U No cue | Scans | 4 RS links
Publisher: Sony Classical

Editorial Reviews
Amazon.com essential recording
Just what was the Leonard Bernstein phenomenon all about? This disc–part of Sony's ongoing series of reissued performances from the conductor's years with the New York Philharmonic–goes a long way toward recapturing at least two aspects of his protean musical career. Bernstein's astonishing powers of communication as both conductor and teacher permeate this account of the landmark Eroica Symphony (recorded in one day in 1964 under legendary producer John McClure); filling out the disc is a lengthy excerpt from his broadcast discussion of the work, "How a Great Symphony Was Written." The charismatic rapport between Bernstein and his New York colleagues crackles with live-wire intensity. Throughout, the sense of excitement in bringing Beethoven's untamable profusion of ideas to life is unjaded…
Wiener Philharmoniker - Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (1984) {CBS Masterworks}

Wiener Philharmoniker - Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (1984) {CBS Masterworks}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 234 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 145 mb
Genre: classical

Mahler: Symphony No. 4 is the 1984 album by The Wiener Philharmoniker. Conducted by Lorin Maazek, this also features soprano Kathleen Battle. This was released by CBS Masterworks.
Wilhelm Furtwängler - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Symphony No. 9 "Choral" (Bayreuth Festpiele Orchester und Chor) (1989)

Wilhelm Furtwängler - Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 "Choral" (Bayreuth Festpiele Orchester und Chor) (1989)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | HQ Full Scan | 01:14:40 | 332 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Records