This set is pure joy. These are period performances, but there's nothing hair-shirt about them.
Pinnock caresses the slow movements with great affection, and throughout there's a sense of fun... — Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010More…
An epoch-making set, reissued for the first time in a quarter century. James Levine was the Vienna Philharmonic’s own choice of conductor when the orchestra agreed to make its first (and still... — Penguin GuideMore…
Release Date: 5th Jan 2015
Catalogue No: 4794195
Series: Collectors Edition
Length: 12 hours 47 minutes
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Fischer's Danish players perform with energy, a certain refreshing rawness and, when required, a nicely tapering phrase. The recording is quite close and detailed but not oppressive. — BBC Music Magazine, July 2010, 4 out of 5 starsMore…