The acoustics of "Het Concertgebouw" are ideal for this work and Haitink is a great guide. He uses the Haas 1887/1890 Hybrid Version.
Substantially there seems not much changed in Haitink's ideas about this work throught the years. But he shows a profound insight, taking the tempi a bit slower, ... more
Superb orchestra playing, hear these woodwinds. Conductor and orchestra seems to be very happy with each other. There are a lot of "New World" recordings but Jansons is surely competitive with the great ones with Fischer, Kondrasjin, Harnoncourt en Kubelik. This CD is a jewel both in the freshness ... more