It's easy to like Maazel/Berlin! He is excellent on music of that era, Beethoven, Schubert, etc.
For Schubert 8th I also like Munch/BSO on JVC.
Speaking of finding old music again... I heard a Bach piece on the radio in 1984 while driving in the car. I wasn't a classical fan then but it touched me deeply and I tried to find it again for 30 years. All I knew is it was a Bach harpsichord concerto but that's it. I bought a lot of CDs of Bach harpsichord but nothing ever did it for me like that first time. After a while I thought I had imagined it, it wasn't really that great, it's probably something that I hear all the time now and it was just a first impression experience. But then I did finally hear it again on the radio, 30 years later and 1000 miles away and it was just like the first time, so exciting and emotional, I had a similar experience again. Back in 1984 there was no way to find out what it was - no phone in the car to call the station, no website to look it up, no shazam. This time all I had to do was look it up on the station's online playlist when I got home and order the CD from ArkivMusic. It was their reissue from an old DG recording. Now I listen to it all the time and the same emotion comes every time. It was Bach Double Harpsichord Concerto with Trevor Pinnock and English Concert, BWM 1061, 3rd movement Fuga. When I heard it again 5 years ago it was still available as an ArkivMusic Reissue, but looks like it's out of print again. Edit: it’s on qobuz