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  • Release Date: 7/17/2001
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943802427
  • Catalog Number: 8558024-27
  • Sales rank: 194,908

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)
  2. 2 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (5:11)
  3. 3 Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major ("Hammerklavier") Op. 106: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (4:31)
  4. 4 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as a pianist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:24)
  5. 5 Piano Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2/3: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (4:58)
  6. 6 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as pianist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:25)
  7. 7 German Dance for orchestra in B flat major, WoO 8/4 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Capella Istropolitana (6:24)
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven's Vienna - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:50)
  9. 9 Sextet for 2 horns & string quartet in E flat major, Op. 81b: 1st movement - Ludwig van Beethoven (2:13)
  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)
  11. 11 Piano Trio in E flat major, Op. 1/1: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Stuttgart Piano Trio (7:14)
  12. 12 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Capella Istropolitana (5:59)
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Onset of Deafness - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:29)
  14. 14 Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor ("Appassionata") Op. 57: Finale - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (8:10)
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)
  2. 2 Septet for strings & woodwinds in E flat major, Op. 20: Scherzo - Ludwig van Beethoven (6:53)
  3. 3 Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Pathétique") Op. 13: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (3:18)
  4. 4 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven in Love - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:37)
  5. 5 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (1:24)
  6. 6 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A Winning Streak - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:11)
  7. 7 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: Finale (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (3:04)
  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)
  9. 9 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: Funeral March (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (3:55)
  10. 10 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Heroism - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (6:24)
  11. 11 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: Finale (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (1:52)
  12. 12 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven the Revolutionary - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:54)
  13. 13 String Quartet No. 7 in F major ("Rasumovsky 1") Op. 59/1: Adagio (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kodály Quartet (3:58)
  14. 14 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Women - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:15)
  15. 15 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: 1st movement (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kenneth Jean (6:24)
  16. 16 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven the Performer - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (6:56)
  17. 17 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73: Finale (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Capella Istropolitana (10:00)
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)
  2. 2 Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Stephen Gunzenhauser (8:24)
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Fate - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:59)
  4. 4 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: 1st movement - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (7:30)
  5. 5 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Finale (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (4:27)
  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)
  7. 7 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: 1st movement (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (4:16)
  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)
  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)
  10. 10 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Unrequited Love - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:11)
  11. 11 String Quartet No. 11 in F minor ("Serioso"), Op. 95: 1st movement - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kodály Quartet (4:52)
  12. 12 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The Immortal Beloved - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:59)
  13. 13 Sonata for violin & piano No. 10 in G major ("The Cockcrow") Op. 96: 1st movement - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (10:03)
  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)
  15. 15 Wellington's Victory, for orchestra, Op. 91: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (2:54)
  16. 16 Fidelio, opera, Op. 72: Prisoner's Chorus - Ludwig van Beethoven (7:12)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Piano Trio in B flat major ("Archduke") Op. 97: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (4:07)
  2. 2 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven 'kidnaps' Karl - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:48)
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven's manner & appearance - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:16)
  4. 4 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral") Op. 68: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (2:55)
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as a Parent - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (17:22)
  6. 6 Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111: Excerpt - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jenö Jandó (4:50)
  7. 7 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven and Friendship - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:27)
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: His attitudes to Publication - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:10)
  9. 9 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven as Conductor - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:21)
  10. 10 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral") Op. 125: Scherzo (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Ruxandra Donose (3:53)
  11. 11 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: His final works - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:53)
  12. 12 String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major ("Lieb"), Op. 130: Cavatina - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kodály Quartet (6:10)
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Beethoven's Death - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (5:29)
  14. 14 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: Ode to Joy (Excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Ruxandra Donose (4:01)
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