Symphony No. 9
"The Great" in C Major, D. 944
Catalogue Number: MP 21 003
New York Chamber Symphony (Y Chamber Symphony)
Recorded on: 10 December 1987 at Manhattan Center in New York City
Producer: Marc Aubort, Joanna Nickrenz
Engineer: Elite Recording: Marc Aubort
Editing and post-production: Bill Siegmund at Digital Island Studios, New York City
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