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.
Valery Gergiev, Wiener Philarmoniker: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, 5 & 6 (2005)

Valery Gergiev, Wiener Philarmoniker: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, 5 & 6 (2005)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:12:56 | 702 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | Catalog: 000547002

This set of recordings of Tchaikovsky's last three symphonies by Valery Gergiev leading the Vienna Philharmonic contains performances that are undeniably fire-breathing, undoubtedly heaven-storming, and inarguably heart-on-sleeve. Gergiev, one of the most exciting Russian conductors, leads the works with a combination of reckless passion, imperious command, and unbearable drama that is his hallmark, and the Vienna Philharmonic.
Halle, Elder - Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 (2017)

Hallé, Elder - Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers - Front, Back | 277 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 148 mb
Classical | Label: BBC Music / BBCMM41

This CD accompanied BBC Music Magazine Vol. 25 No. 9. In our June issue, we enjoy an exclusive interview with Sir Mark Elder as the Hallé’s conductor turns 70 and present a free cover CD of the orchestra performing Nielsen’s Symphony No. 4, ‘The Inextinguishable’.
London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink - Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 'Eroica', Leonore Overture No. 2 (2006) [24/96]

London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink - Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 'Eroica', Leonore Overture No. 2 (2006)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 61:04 minutes | 1,24 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet, Front cover

Beethoven took a massive stride forward in the development of the symphonic form with the 'Eroica'. Not only is the work written on an unprecedented scale, it also lays the very foundations of Romanticism in music.The symphony mirrors Beethoven's own emergence from despair and he used it to symbolize mankind's capacity for greatness. He initially dedicated the score to Napoleon whom embodied his view of greatness. However, when Napoleon crowned himself Emperor, Beethoven furiously removed the dedication from the score.
Michael Sanderling - Beethoven Symphony No. 3 & Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Michael Sanderling - Beethoven Symphony No. 3 & Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 104:44 minutes | 1.61 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The Dresdner Philharmonie is one of Germany's major orchestras and has laid, together with his Principal Conductor Michael Sanderling, its focus on recording the complete cycle of symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) and Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). After having released Beethoven's and Shostakovich's symphonies nos. 6 in 2015, for which the orchestra has received positive reviews, this recording is the second album from the cycle. Michael Sanderling decided to pair Beethoven's symphony no. 3 and Shostakovich's symphony no. 10 because of the similar motivation of both composers: to display the current political situation, i.e. Napoleon's reign and Stalin's dictatorial regime.
David Bernard, Park Avenue Chamber Symphon - Beethoven: Symphony No.9 (2017) [Official Digital Download]

David Bernard, Park Avenue Chamber Symphon - Beethoven: Symphony No.9 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 65:36 minutes | 306 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

''After Recursive Classics s successful launch recording with David Bernard and the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony - the world premiere recording of the new edition of Stravinsky s The Rite of Spring, and Bartok s Concerto for Orchestra - comes the blazing follow-up with the same forces; Beethoven s Symphony No. 9.
Emanuel Ax, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas - Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Piano Concerto No. 4 (2011) [24/96]

Emanuel Ax, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas - Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Piano Concerto No. 4 (2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:17 minutes | 1.37 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony follow their recently completed Mahler cycle with a series of new live recordings, including an all-Beethoven disc featuring the Fourth Piano Concerto with Emanuel Ax, and Symphony No. 5. Following the recent completion of their award-winning and ground-breaking Mahler recording project, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony will continue to bolster their discography with recordings from both the core classical repertoire as well as works new to or rarely heard by audiences.