Beethoven: Symphonies; Concertos; Overtures; Creatures of Prometheus; Missa Solemnis

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  • Release Date: 1/9/2007
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • UPC: 825646377923
  • Catalog Number: 63779
  • Sales rank: 374,626

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (26:57)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
    2. 2II. Andante cantabile con moto
    3. 3III. Menuetto: Allegro molto e vivace
    4. 4IV. Finale: Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace
  2. 5–8 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (47:49)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 5I. Allegro con brio
    2. 6II. Marcia funebre: Adagio assai
    3. 7III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
    4. 8IV. Finale: Allegro molto
Disc 2
  1. 1–5 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (44:26)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Allegro, ma non troppo. Awakening of joyful feelings on arrival in the countryside
    2. 2II. Andante molto mosso. Scene by the brook
    3. 3III. Allegro. Merrymaking of the country folk
    4. 4IV. Allegro. Thunder, storm
    5. 5V. Allegretto. Shepherd's song - feelings of happiness and gratitude after the storm
  2. 6–9 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (26:45)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 6I. Allegro vivace e con brio
    2. 7II. Allegretto scherzando
    3. 8III. Tempo di minuetto
    4. 9IV. Allegro vivace
Disc 3
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (33:45)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
    2. 2II. Larghetto
    3. 3III. Scherzo: Allegro
    4. 4IV. Allegro molto
  2. 5–8 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (36:41)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 5I. Allegro con brio
    2. 6II. Andante con moto
    3. 7III. Allegro
    4. 8IV. Allegro
Disc 4
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (34:29)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
    2. 2II. Adagio
    3. 3III. Allegro vivace
    4. 4IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
  2. 5–8 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (40:10)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 5I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace
    2. 6II. Allegretto
    3. 7III. Presto
    4. 8IV. Allegro con brio
Disc 5
  1. 1–4 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125 - Robert Holl & Ludwig van Beethoven (66:43)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byRobert Holl, Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Charlotte Margiono, Erwin Ortner, Birgit Remmert, Rudolf Schasching
    1. 1I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
    2. 2II. Molto vivace
    3. 3III. Adagio molto e cantabile
    4. 4IV. Presto - Allegro assai - Presto - Rezitativo "O Freunde, nicht diese Töne"
Disc 6
  1. 1–3 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (31:16)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Allegro con brio
    2. 2II. Adagio
    3. 3II. Rondo: Allegro molto
  2. 4–6 Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (39:06)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 4I. Allegro con brio
    2. 5II. Largo
    3. 6III. Rondo: Allegro
Disc 7
  1. 1–3 Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (37:48)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Allegro con brio
    2. 2II. Largo
    3. 3III. Rondo: Allegro
Disc 8
  1. 1–3 Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (35:35)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Allegro moderato
    2. 2II. Andante con moto
    3. 3III. Rondo: Vivace
  2. 4–6 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (39:34)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 4I. Allegro
    2. 5II. Adagio un poco mosso -
    3. 6III. Rondo: Allegro
Disc 9
  1. 1–3 Concerto for piano, violin, cello & orchestra in C major ("Triple Concerto"), Op. 56 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (36:26)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Allegro
    2. 2II. Largo -
    3. 3III. Ronda alla polacca
  2. 4 Rondo for piano & orchestra in B flat major, WoO 6: Allegro - Andante - (Tempo I) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (8:29)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  3. 5–6 Fantasia for piano, chorus, and orchestra ("Choral Fantasy"), Op. 80 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Pierre-Laurent Aimard (19:23)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byArnold Schoenberg Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Elisabeth von Magnus, Luba Orgonasova, Erwin Ortner, Deon Van der Walt, Florian Boesch, Robert Fontane, Maria Haid, Ricardo Luna
    1. 5I. Adagio -
    2. 6II. Finale: Allegro
Disc 10
  1. 1–3 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Ludwig van Beethoven (43:13)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    1. 1I. Allegro ma non troppo
    2. 2II. Larghetto -
    3. 3III. Rondo: Allegro
  2. 4 Romance for violin & orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (6:05)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  3. 5 Romance for violin & orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (7:43)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Disc 11
  1. 1 Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (8:20)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  2. 2 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: Overture, Op. 43 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (7:25)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  3. 3 Ruins of Athens, incidental music, Op. 113: Overture, Op. 113 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (6:03)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  4. 4 Fidelio, overture, Op. 72c - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (7:36)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  5. 5 Leonore Overture No. 1 in C major, Op. 138 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (10:27)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  6. 6 Leonore Overture No. 2 in C major, Op. 72a - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (13:50)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  7. 7 Leonore Overture No. 3 in C major, Op. 72b - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (14:09)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  8. 8 Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84: Overture, Op. 84 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (8:13)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Disc 12
  1. 1 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: Overture. Adagio - Allegro molto con brio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (5:02)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  2. 2 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: Introduction. Allegro non troppo (La tempesta) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (2:13)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  3. 3 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: I. Poco adagio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (3:38)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  4. 4 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: II. Adagio - Allegro con brio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1:45)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  5. 5 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: III. Allegro vivace - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (2:29)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  6. 6 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: IV. Maestoso - Andante - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1:34)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  7. 7 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: V. Adagio - Andante quasi allegretto - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (7:42)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  8. 8 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: VI. Un poco adagio - Allegro - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1:23)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  9. 9 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: VII. Grave - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (4:24)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  10. 10 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: VIII. Allegro con brio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (7:14)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  11. 11 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: IX. Adagio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (3:59)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  12. 12 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: X. Pastorale. Allegro - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (2:44)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  13. 13 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: XI. Andante (Coro di gioja) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (0:22)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  14. 14 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: XII. Maestoso (Solo di gioja) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (3:04)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  15. 15 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: XIII. Allegro (Terzettino "Grotteschi") - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (4:09)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  16. 16 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: XIV. Andante (Solo della Casentini) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (5:38)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  17. 17 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: XV. Andantino (Solo di Viganò) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (4:48)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  18. 18 Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), ballet, Op. 43: XVI. Finals. Allegretto (Danze festive) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Chamber Orchestra of Europe (6:22)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byChamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Disc 13
  1. 1–6 Mass for soloists, chorus & orchestra in D major ("Missa Solemnis"), Op. 123 - Robert Holl & Ludwig van Beethoven (80:56)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNikolaus Harnoncourt
    Performed byArnold Schoenberg Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Marjana Lipovsek, Eva Mei, Erwin Ortner
    1. 1I. Kyrie. Assai sostenuot (Mit Andacht)
    2. 2II. Gloria. Allegro vivace
    3. 3III. Credo: Allegro ma non troppo
    4. 4IV. Sanctus. Adagio (Mit Andacht). Benedictus
    5. 5IV. Benedictus
    6. 6V. Agnus Dei. Adagio - Presto
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