Beethoven: The Symphonies [Box Set]

Beethoven: The Symphonies [Box Set]

by Georg Solti

CD(Special Edition)

$41.26 $55.99 Save 26% Current price is $41.26, Original price is $55.99. You Save 26%.
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Wednesday, November 21

Product Details

Release Date: 09/11/2007
Label: Decca
UPC: 0028947590903
catalogNumber: 000971902
Rank: 82893

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21

    1. 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio  (08:46)
    2. 2. Andante cantabile con moto  (07:52)
    3. 3. Menuetto: Allegro molto e vivace  (03:41)
    4. 4. Finale: Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace  (05:49)
  2. Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36

    1. 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio  (13:05)
    2. 2. Larghetto  (13:33)
    3. 3. Scherzo and Trio: Allegro  (03:41)
    4. 4. Allegro molto  (06:35)

Disc 2

  1. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55

    1. 1. Allegro con brio  (19:38)
    2. 2. Marcia funebre: Adagio assai  (17:35)
    3. 3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace  (05:53)
    4. 4. Finale: Allegro molto  (12:22)
  2. Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84: Overture

    1. Overture  (08:57)
  3. Coriolan Overture, Op. 62  (08:09)

Disc 3

  1. Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60

    1. 1. Adagio - Allegro vivace  (12:08)
    2. 2. Adagio  (11:02)
    3. 3. Allegro vivace - Trio: Un poco meno mosso  (05:24)
    4. 4. Allegro ma non troppo  (06:56)
  2. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67

    1. 1. Allegro con brio  (08:17)
    2. 2. Andante con moto  (11:11)
    3. 3. Allegro -  (05:31)
    4. 4. Allegro  (11:32)

Disc 4

  1. Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68

    1. 1. Allegro ma non troppo: Awakening of happy feelings on arrival in the country  (12:31)
    2. 2. Andante molto mosso : Scene by the brook  (13:23)
    3. 3. Allegro: Joyous gathering of country folk  (05:20)
    4. 4. Allegro: Tempest, storm  (03:46)
    5. 5. Allegretto: Shepherds' song: happy and thankful feelings after the storm  (09:54)
  2. Fidelio, overture, Op. 72c  (13:58)

Disc 5

  1. Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

    1. 1. Poco sostenuto - Vivace  (14:42)
    2. 2. Allegretto  (08:57)
    3. 3. Presto  (09:28)
    4. 4. Allegro con brio  (09:14)
  2. Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

    1. 1. Allegro vivace e con brio  (10:10)
    2. 2. Allegretto scherzando  (04:13)
    3. 3. Tempo di menuetto  (05:35)
    4. 4. Allegro vivace  (07:43)

Disc 6

  1. Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125

    1. 1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso  (17:41)
    2. 2. Molto vivace  (14:00)
    3. 3. Adagio molto e cantabile  (19:49)
    4. 4. Presto - Allegro assai - Alla marica: Allegro vivace assai - Andante maestoso - Allegro energico  (24:58)

Disc 7

  1. Sir Georg Solti in conversation with William Mann

    1. How long had you been conducting Beethoven symphonies...  (04:57)
    2. Which of the great Beethoven conductors of your youth...  (05:39)
    3. Did you have to teach the Chicago Symphony Orchestra a very different sort of Beethoven...  (09:19)
    4. Now the "Eroica"...  (04:58)
    5. I wanted to ask you a question about the Sixth Symphony...  (05:07)
    6. The Seventh Symphony...are there special problems...  (03:53)
    7. Now the Eighth...  (05:46)
    8. The Ninth is obviously...  (06:08)

Album Credits

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews