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Beethoven: Symphony No. 5


Kurt Masur
Beethoven Symphony No. 5, OP. 67 Egmont, OP. 64
New York Philharmonic Masur

This is really the only recording of the Fifth Symphony that I have listened to a lot. I really like it. It was the first classical recording I ever got. At first I didn't like it, but like Mr. Holland said, I listened to it over and over until I did like it.

It wasn't until I got to College that I realized that the first chords of the fourth movement were the first time that the trombone was used in a major orchestral work.

-John Lavoie


Where can I get it?
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Tracks:

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67
1. Allegro con Brio (7'29)
2. Andante con Moto (9'59)
3. Allegro (8'19)
4. Allegro (10'35)

Overture and Incidental Music to Goethe's "Egmont"
5-14