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Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 9 [1995 Recording] - Ben Heppner (tenor); Bryn Terfel (bass baritone); Jane Eaglen (soprano); Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano);...
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  1. Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125
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You've probably heard the story. Well, maybe a few of you still haven't, so I'll tell it again. Do you know how they decided how much music a compact disc should hold? You don't know? Take a look at the headnote-there's your answer. That's right, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony was the determining factor. This work is extremely popular in Japan. When compact disc technology was being developed there, a Sony executive insisted a single disc should be able to accommodate the glorious Beethoven Ninth. That meant, depending on the ...

Beethoven: Symphonie Nr. 9 [1995 Recording] 1996, Sony Music

UPC: 074646263426