Symphonie No 8 “Unfinished” (1st movement)
Symphonie No 9
Johann Strauss II : Emperor Waltz (beginning)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Recording: Stockholm, Konserthuset, 12 May 1943
From the archives of the Swedish Radio, here is a “Great” by Schubert, the most relaxed and Viennese of all those bequeathed by Furtwängler, with, as a bonus, the 1st movement of the Unfinished and the first minutes of the Emperor Waltz, given in encore.
The digital package contains:
– High-definition (24/96) audio files [flac]
– CD-format audio files [flac]
The booklet contains a text by Lee Schipper, excerpts from the Austrian press of the time and a list of the Philharmoniker.