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For reasons best known to themselves, the recording companies have sent the movements of both the Beecham and Harnoncourt recordings up to YouTube as separate files. This means that to hear the entire symphony you’ll have to click on each individual movement.
Sir Thomas Beecham & the Royal Philharmonic:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt & the Concertgebouw:
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