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Beethoven Adagios


Release Date: 05/10/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000445002   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir AshkenazyArthur GrumiauxClaudio ArrauJános Starker,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Georg SoltiEliahu InbalHans Schmidt-IsserstedtWilhelm Backhaus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraThe Cleveland Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
2.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 7 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Adagio un poco mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Cleveland Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 2nd movement, Andante molto mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Length: 13 Minutes 23 Secs. 
5.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130: 5th movement, Cavatina by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Italiano
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto": 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano), János Starker (Cello), Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Conductor:  Eliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
8.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring": 2nd movement, Adagio molto espressivo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Length: 6 Minutes 27 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2nd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Length: 8 Minutes 56 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 8 Minutes 46 Secs. 
11.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
12.
Minuets (6) for Piano, WoO 10: no 2 in G major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60: 2nd movement, Adagio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Length: 11 Minutes 1 Secs. 
14.
Septet in E flat major, Op. 20: 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Octet members
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1973 
Length: 9 Minutes 25 Secs. 
15.
Trio for Piano, Clarinet/Violin and Cello no 4 in B flat major, Op. 11: Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Beaux Arts Trio
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 2nd movement, Marcia funebre by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Length: 17 Minutes 34 Secs. 
17.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15: 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (Piano)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Backhaus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 9 Minutes 18 Secs. 
18.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 10 Minutes 19 Secs. 
19.
Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn in E flat major, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Wind Soloists
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto
Violin Romance No.2 in F, Op.50
Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major Op.73 -"Emperor": 2. Adagio un poco mosso
Symphony No.6 in F, Op.68 -"Pastoral": 2. Szene am Bach: (Andante molto mosso)
String Quartet No.13 in B flat, Op.130: 5. Cavatina ( Adagio molto espressivo)
Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique": 2. Adagio cantabile
Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Cello in C, Op.56: 2. Largo -
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.5 in F, Op.24 - "Spring": 2. Adagio molto espressivo
Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92: 2. Allegretto
Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37: 2. Largo
Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59 -"Für Elise"
Minuet in G, WoO 10 No.2
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 2. Adagio
Septet in E flat, Op.20: 2. Adagio cantabile
Piano Trio No.4 in B flat, for Clarinet, Piano and Cello, Op. 11 "Gassenhauer-Trio": 2. Adagio
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 2. Marcia funebre (Adagio assai)
Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15: 2. Largo
Violin Concerto in D, Op.61: 2. Larghetto -
Quintet for Piano and Wind Quartet in E flat, Op.16: 2. Andante cantabile

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