South American Getaway
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The Berlin Philharmonic's best recordings
7. South American Getaway
An unexpected gem from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra's cello section, who have decided to go it alone and establish themselves as recording artists in their own right. You can hear the beautifully weighty sound of the lower strings in Karajan's recording of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, but this is a light-hearted showcase of what the cello can do as a solo instrument.