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Karajan: Beethoven - Symphonies 1 & 8 (1984)
Starring: Beethoven, Karajan
Category: Music, Special Interest
Studio: Sony Entertainment
56 mins



Herbert Von Karajan, music director of the Berlin Philharmonic from 1956 until his death in 1989, is one of the pre-eminent musical figures of the century.He conducted some of the most technically precise, luxurious sounding recordings in all of classical music.The Karajan Legacy film series documents many of these definitive performances, directed by Karajan, and are among his only digital recordings.The release of these films on DVD brings the superb artistry of this man to fuller expression than ever before.With this DVD, Herbert Von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic give a brilliant performace of Ludwig Van Beethoven Symphonies 1 and 8, recorded January and February 1984 in Berlin.

Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93