If you must have a single box, I would give first preference to the overall
excellent Skrowaczewski/Saar Radio Symphony set on Oehms Classics--and it
includes all eleven symphonies, plus the Overture in g-minor and the Adagio
for String Orchestra from the Quintet. Great conductor, great orchestra and
excellent digital sound.
Also very good is the Jochum/Staatskapelle Dresden set, now re-released on
Brilliant Classics and very inexpensive (originally EMI).
You cannot go wrong with either of these. The set you mention contains
older, monophonic air-check quality (or worse) recordings of historical
On 5/23/06 20:15, "Wilson Pereira" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Dear folks, What could possibly be the best box set of Bruckners symphonies?
>Does anyone have any opinion? What about the Weton-Wesgram set (IECC
>10018) offered on the net at the incredible price of 9,99 Euros? No
>information about this set is available except that it is a 10 Cds box
>set which includes recordings by Schuricht with the BPO, Bohm with the
>Dresden SO and Swarowsky with the VFO.
>Thank you in advance,