The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven

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  • Release Date: 7/17/2001
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943802427
  • Catalog Number: 8558024-27
  • Sales rank: 328,186

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Childhood and Youth - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:22)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (5:11)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  3. 3 Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major ("Hammerklavier") Op. 106: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (4:31)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  4. 4 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as a pianist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:24)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  5. 5 Piano Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2/3: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (4:58)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  6. 6 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as pianist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:25)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  7. 7 German Dance for orchestra in B flat major, WoO 8/4 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Capella Istropolitana (6:24)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byOliver von Dohnanyi
    Performed byOliver von Dohnanyi
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven's Vienna - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:50)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  9. 9 Sextet for 2 horns & string quartet in E flat major, Op. 81b: 1st movement - Ludwig van Beethoven (2:13)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  10. 10 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as Friend, Pupil, and Artist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:41)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  11. 11 Piano Trio in E flat major, Op. 1/1: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Stuttgart Piano Trio (7:14)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  12. 12 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Capella Istropolitana (5:59)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBarry Wordsworth
    Performed byCapella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Onset of Deafness - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:29)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor ("Appassionata") Op. 57: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (8:10)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Crest of the Wave - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:38)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Septet for strings & woodwinds in E flat major, Op. 20: Scherzo - Ludwig van Beethoven (6:53)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  3. 3 Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Pathétique") Op. 13: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (3:18)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  4. 4 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven in Love - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:37)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  5. 5 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (1:24)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  6. 6 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A Winning Streak - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:11)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  7. 7 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: Finale (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (3:04)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven in Crisis: The Heiligenstadt Testament - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (5:24)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  9. 9 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: Funeral March (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (3:55)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos
  10. 10 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Heroism - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (6:24)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  11. 11 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: Finale (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (1:52)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos
  12. 12 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven the Revolutionary - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:54)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  13. 13 String Quartet No. 7 in F major ("Rasumovsky 1") Op. 59/1: Adagio (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kodály Quartet (3:58)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  14. 14 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Women - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:15)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  15. 15 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: 1st movement (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kenneth Jean (6:24)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byKenneth Jean
    Performed byKenneth Jean, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  16. 16 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven the Performer - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (6:56)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  17. 17 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73: Finale (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Capella Istropolitana (10:00)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBarry Wordsworth
    Performed byCapella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Suffering - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:56)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Stephen Gunzenhauser (8:24)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Fate - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:59)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: 1st movement - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (7:30)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  5. 5 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Finale (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (4:27)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  6. 6 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and the Transcendence of Suffering - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:17)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  7. 7 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: 1st movement (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (4:16)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven, Goethe, and Self-pity - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:59)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  9. 9 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven on his method of Composing - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:57)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  10. 10 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Unrequited Love - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:11)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  11. 11 String Quartet No. 11 in F minor ("Serioso"), Op. 95: 1st movement - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kodály Quartet (4:52)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  12. 12 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Immortal Beloved - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:59)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  13. 13 Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major ("The Cockcrow") Op. 96: 1st movement - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (10:03)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  14. 14 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: To the Brink of Suicide - and beyond - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:00)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  15. 15 Wellington's Victory, for orchestra, Op. 91: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (2:54)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  16. 16 Fidelio, opera, Op. 72: Prisoner's Chorus - Ludwig van Beethoven (7:12)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
Disc 4
  1. 1 Piano Trio in B flat major ("Archduke") Op. 97: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (4:07)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  2. 2 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven 'kidnaps' Karl - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:48)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven's manner & appearance - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:16)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral") Op. 68: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (2:55)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as a Parent - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (17:22)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (4:50)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  7. 7 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Friendship - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:27)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: His attitudes to Publication - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:10)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  9. 9 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as Conductor - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:21)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  10. 10 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral") Op. 125: Scherzo (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Ruxandra Donose (3:53)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byRuxandra Donose, Béla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia, Claudio Otelli, Manfred Fink, Hasmik Papian, Nicolaus Esterházy Chorus
  11. 11 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: His final works - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:53)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  12. 12 String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major ("Lieb"), Op. 130: Cavatina - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kodály Quartet (6:10)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven's Death - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (5:29)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Ode to Joy (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Ruxandra Donose (4:01)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byRuxandra Donose, Béla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia, Claudio Otelli, Manfred Fink, Hasmik Papian, Nicolaus Esterházy Chorus
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