Creatures of Prometheus Archive
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, Prometheus and Consecration of the House Overtures – Orch.of the Southwest German Radio/ Vienna Symph. Orch. / Jascha Horenstein – Pristine Audio
BEETHOVEN: The Creatures of Prometheus – Overture, Op. 43; Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 “Eroica”; Overture to the Consecration of the House, Op. 124 – Orchestra of the Southwest German Radio/ Vienna Symphony Orchestra (overtures)/ Jascha Horenstein – Pristine Audio PASC 505, 66:20 [ww.pristineclassical.com] ****: Andrew Rose and Pristine Audio extend […]
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3; Overture to “The Creatures of Prometheus”; Overture to “Egmont” – Simon Bolivar Sym. Orch. of Venezuela/ Gustavo Dudamel – DGG
Thrilling stuff, but the mysteries of the symphony are not probed to any significant degree.
Van Kempen conducts BEETHOVEN: Creatures of Prometheus: Overture and Ballet Music No. 8; Symphony No. 2; Symphony No. 5 – Dresden Philharmonic Orch./ Paul van Kempen – Pristine
Paul van Kempen’s Beethoven efforts from 1940-1941 receive glorious, even glamorous restoration that releases the visceral power of his musical vision.
BEETHOVEN: Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43; Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” – Orch. Sym. de Montreal/Kent Nagano – Sony
Nagano brings his idiosyncratic energy and textural clarity to bear on Beethoven’s “Promethean” scores.