a Must have recording to be put next to Chailly's van Beethoven symphonies. From the heart to the heart, I fear that van Beethoven didn't intend to communicate his heart with his fellowmen, but directly with God. The question is: Did his god have a heart? This recording is in my opinion less a 'final' one than Chailly's van Beethoven recordings, but it breathes the same strong wind of change. Maybe we have to wait what Chailly has to say on this conversation between van Beethoven and God.