The World's Greatest Symphonies (10CD)

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The World's Greatest Symphonies

This ten CD box set contain major symphonies from composers such as Beethoven, Berlioz, Brahms, Bruckner, Dvorák, Haydn, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann and Tchaikovsky, nineteen original works in total.

Top orchestras from Europe and the United States demonstrate the high standard of their art, led by conductors of world renown: Bernstein, Karajan, Klemperer, Szell, Furtwängler, and Toscanini.

The demands in terms of sound these masterpieces present, have been met brilliantly by the engineers working on these recordings and many of them have hardly been surpassed until today. Making the nineteen works in this CD box the ideal foundation for a collection of the major symphonies in classical music, both musically and technically.

Disc 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Op. 55 in E flat Major Eroica
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Op. 90 in A Major Italian

Disc 2
Dvorak: Symphony No. 4, Op.95, in E minor, From the New World
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, 0p.68, in F major, Pastoral

Disc 3
Berlioz: Symphony fantstique, Op. 14
Prokofiev: Symphony classique, Op. 2

Disc 4
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Op. 74, in B minor
Haydn: Symphony No. 103 in E flat major

Disc 5
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K 551, Jupiter
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, K 504, Prague
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, Op. posth., D 759, Unfinished

Disc 6
Schumann: Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38, Spring
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, Organ Symphony

Disc 7
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major, The Titan
Hindemith: Symphony Mathis the Painter

Disc 8
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 97, Rhenish-Symphony

Disc 9
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E flat major (Version 1878/80, rev. 1886)

Disc 10
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125