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Audio CD, Box set, Import, October 25, 1990
Bernstein shouldn't have tried to compete on hallowed gorund, not in Beethoven, at least.
First, this is a live recording and the sound quality is not as good as studio ones, especially when using earphones.
The 6th is also taken at a slow pace and lacks the sunny lightness that Bruno Walter brings to this.
This Collectors Edition is a complete waste of money. First the disks are mislabled as to the symphony being played. Read morePublished on March 25, 2010 by Lloyd M. Lambert
I can not describe what I feel every time I listen to this set,Lenny has the capability of turning everything he conducts into a totally new experience,I have been studying these... Read morePublished on October 17, 2002 by Adam Lorenzetti
The myth that Bernstein is one of the greatest conductors of our age is no more evident than in this Beethoven cycle. Read morePublished on July 25, 2001 by Brian H. Williams
Recording Beethoven symphonies in the late seventies was at least as problematic as today. Profound and excellent interpretations were made (Furtwängler, Walter, etc. Read morePublished on February 17, 2001 by Marcus Saemann
I got this Beethoven Symphony Cycle a few years ago but I barely listened to it, and I thought Bernstein was overrated for his conducting after my first listening to this cycle. Read morePublished on December 4, 2000 by Raymond
Okay. Let's start at symphony 1. Excellent..the best i've ever heard. It's well played, and it is expertly conducted. Could'nt have done better in my opinion. Symphony 2. Read morePublished on December 3, 2000