Essential Beethoven

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/23/2010
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099969544521
  • Catalog Number: 95445
  • Sales rank: 54,572

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: 1. Allegro con brio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra (6:35)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byKurt Sanderling
    Performed byPhilharmonia Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Sanderling
  2. 2 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: 1. Adagio sostenuto - Ludwig van Beethoven & Moura Lympany (5:49)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  3. 3 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68: 5. Allegretto (Shepherds' Hymn) (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Riccardo Muti (6:44)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byRiccardo Muti
    Performed byRiccardo Muti, Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra
  4. 4 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73: 2. Adagio un poco mosso - Ludwig van Beethoven & Alceo Galliera (6:51)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byAlceo Galliera
    Performed byAlceo Galliera, Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra
  5. 5 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: 3. Rondo (Conclusion) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Adrian Boult (5:02)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byAdrian Boult
    Performed byAdrian Boult, New Philharmonia Orchestra
  6. 6 Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major ("Hammerklavier"), Op. 106: 2. Scherzo: Assai vivace - Presto - Ludwig van Beethoven & Christoph Eschenbach (2:36)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  7. 7 Ruins of Athens, incidental music, Op. 113: Turkish March - Ludwig van Beethoven & Dennis Russell Davies (2:06)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byDennis Russell Davies
    Performed byDennis Russell Davies, Orchestra of St. Luke's
  8. 8 Variations (33) on a waltz by Diabelli, for piano in C major ("Diabelli Variations"), Op. 120: Theme: Vivace - Variation 1: Alla marcia - Ludwig van Beethoven & Peter Donahoe (2:31)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  9. 9 Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24: 4. Rondo (Allegro ma non troppo) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jeremy Menuhin (6:52)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  10. 10 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2. Allegretto (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam (3:18)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byWolfgang Sawallisch
    Performed byRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Wolfgang Sawallisch
  11. 11 Rondo a Capriccio for piano in G major ("Rage Over a Lost Penny"), Op. 129 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Moura Lympany (6:02)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  12. 12 Fidelio, opera, Op. 72: Mir est so wunderbar - Ludwig van Beethoven & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (4:47)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Helga Dernesch, Helen Donath, Herbert von Karajan, Horst R. Laubenthal, Karl Ridderbusch
  13. 13 Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra (9:20)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byKurt Sanderling
    Performed byPhilharmonia Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Sanderling
  14. 14 Concerto for piano, violin, cello & orchestra in C major ("Triple Concerto"), Op. 56: 2. Largo - Ludwig van Beethoven & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (5:34)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
  15. 15 Fantasia for piano, chorus, and orchestra ("Choral Fantasy"), Op. 80: Conclusion - Ludwig van Beethoven & Alexander Gibson (4:52)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byAlexander Gibson
    Performed byAlexander Gibson, Scottish National Chorus, Scottish National Orchestra
Disc 2
  1. 1 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: 1. Allegro con brio (Opening) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra (6:29)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byKurt Sanderling
    Performed byPhilharmonia Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Sanderling
  2. 2 Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Moura Lympany (3:20)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  3. 3 Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 13: 2. Adagio cantabile - Walter Gieseking & Ludwig van Beethoven (5:49)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  4. 4 Overtures - Ludwig van Beethoven & Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra (8:49)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byKurt Sanderling
    Performed byPhilharmonia Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Sanderling
  5. 5 Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor ("Appassionata"), Op. 57: 1. Allegro assai (Opening) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Claudio Arrau (5:12)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  6. 6 Romance for violin & orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Neville Marriner (8:29)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byNeville Marriner
    Performed byNeville Marriner
  7. 7 Septet for strings & woodwinds in E flat major, Op. 20: 3. Tempo di Menuetto - Trio - Ludwig van Beethoven & Melos Ensemble of London (3:10)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  8. 8 Minuet for piano in G major, WoO 10/2 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Moura Lympany (2:54)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  9. 9 Piano Trio in B flat major ("Archduke"), Op. 97: 2. Scherzo: Allegro - Coda - Ludwig van Beethoven & Lev Oborin (6:57)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  10. 10 Fidelio, opera, Op. 72: O welche Lust (Prisoners' Chorus) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (7:20)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byHerbert von Karajan
    Performed byBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Siegfried Rudolf Frese, Werner Hollweg, Herbert von Karajan, Deutschen Opernchor Berlin
  11. 11 Sonata for violin & piano No. 9 in A major ("Kreutzer"), Op. 47: 3. Finale: Presto - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jeremy Menuhin (7:17)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  12. 12 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: 2. Allegretto scherzando - Ludwig van Beethoven & Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra (4:25)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byKurt Sanderling
    Performed byPhilharmonia Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Sanderling
  13. 13 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Ode to Joy - Ludwig van Beethoven & James Morris (6:14)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byRiccardo Muti
    Performed byJames Morris, Riccardo Muti, Philadelphia Orchestra, Westminster Choir
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