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Furtwaengler, Toscanini, 63 and ONLY 63 Karajan, yes, Solti, Bruno Walter, especially the 6th, Abbado with the Berlin Philharmonics is a revelation musically, but the recording, DGG on DDD is pretty awful, his rendering however of practically all symphonies is so exceptional, that you soon forget about the bad sonics. Cheers,
The usual suspects above are all very very good. You won't be disapointed in any of them.
My sleeper recording is the complete set recorded by Walter Weller with the City of Birmingham Orchestra on Chandos (and available from the Musical Heritage Society). Weller's pace and expression on all the symphonies just seems right to me. The CD set also has an extra recorded track of music many historians believe is the first movement of a 10th symphony.