On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:52:06 AM UTC-8, Martin wrote: > On Wednesday, 20 November 2013 06:02:58 UTC, Randy Lane wrote: > > > UMG Korea this month issued Haitink's first Beethoven Sym. cycle, recorded by Philips with the LPO in the 1970s and/or 1980s. Any recollections? Comparisons to Haitink lter Philips set? > > > > And to his later LSO set? > > > > I have the Pastoral from the LPO set on vinyl and absolutely adore it. It ranks with the Harnoncourt/COE Pastoral for me. > > > > Where can one buy the Korean issue? You can get it from Tower Japan http://tower.jp/item/3311777/Beethoven：-The-9-Symphonies But now Presto has it too http://www.prestoclassical.co.uk/r/Decca/DN0027 Not cheap though. It's $15-20 USD cheaper at Tower, but the shipping from there will negate your savings unless you order a ton of stuff at the same time.
I got mine from HMV Japan.