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.
Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (1959/2016) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz]

Charles Münch, Boston Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven: Symphony No.9 (1959/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 62:11 minutes | 2,12 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Charles Munch's isn't the most subtle Beethoven around, but it certainly is exciting, and that counts for a lot. In particular, this Ninth has what has to be one of the angriest, most fiery first movements ever recorded. It's worth hearing for that alone, but there are other attractions as well, including a perfectly paced Adagio, and a very well-sung finale with some stellar names among the soloists…
Claudio Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra - Brahms, Schoenberg, Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (2014) [Blu-Ray]

Claudio Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra - Brahms: Tragic Overture, Schoenberg: Lied der Waldtaube, Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (2014) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 18984 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 101 min | 21,6 Gb
Audio1: German / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 4002 kbps / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,970 fps | 101 min | 5,50 Gb
Audio: German / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Accentus | Sub: German, English, Korean, Japanese

With his very own “mysterious seductive power and legendary elegance” (Le Monde), Claudio Abbado opened for the last time the LUCERNE FESTIVAL in the summer of 2013. Only a few months later, the world had to bid farewell to a monumental artist, humanist, great conductor and orchestra founder. Even in the concert itself, documented here, lived a moment of farewell, as the three great works performed tell of the transience of life. The centerpiece of the Eroica is the funeral march revealing “abysses of shattering dimension” - an “intense experience” (Neue Zürcher Zeitung). This record, the last audio-visual documentation of his work, captures once again the extraordinary atmosphere of “vibrant emotionality” that always emerged when Abbado created music with his “orchestra of friends”.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Andrew Manze - Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony & Symphony No.4 (2017) [24/96]

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra & Andrew Manze - Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony & Symphony No.4 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:41 minutes | 1.10 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Andrew Manze’s interpretations of Vaughan Williams’ Symphonies have met with acclaim from audiences and critics alike. This second volume in the cycle from the RLPO and Andrew Manze feature Nos 3 & 4: two works heavily influenced by the Great War and its aftermath. A repressed seething rage and sorrow at the futility of the war pervades No.3, "It is really wartime music - a great deal of it originated when I used to go up night after night in the ambulance wagon at Ecoivres" said the composer.
Gustavo Dudamel - Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 - "Eroica" & Overtures (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Gustavo Dudamel - Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 - "Eroica" & Overtures (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 77:09 minutes | 1.16 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Orchestra bring their unique energy to one of the summits of the orchestral repertoire - Beethoven’s mighty Symphony No.3, the “Eroica”.
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig & Andris Nelsons - Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 / Wagner: Lohengrin Prelude (Live) (2018)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig & Andris Nelsons - Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 / Wagner: Lohengrin Prelude (Live) (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 327 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 10 | Time: 68:39 min

2018 will be branded as “Gewandhausjahr”: Gewandhausorchester celebrates its 275th birthday and the inauguration of Andris Nelsons as new Gewandhauskapellmeister.
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig & Andris Nelsons - Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 / Wagner: Lohengrin Prelude (Live) (2018) [24/192]

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig & Andris Nelsons - Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 / Wagner: Lohengrin Prelude (Live) (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 68:39 minutes | 2.45 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

2018 will be branded as “Gewandhausjahr”: Gewandhausorchester celebrates its 275th birthday and the inauguration of Andris Nelsons as new Gewandhauskapellmeister.