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The Beethoven Collection


Release Date: 06/27/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 685245   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  André WattsRudolf SerkinArnold SteinhardtMichael Tree,   ... 
Conductor:  Charles MunchLeonard BernsteinGeorge SzellAndré Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony OrchestraNew York PhilharmonicGuarneri String Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1955 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  André Watts (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/19/1973 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 
4. Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/24/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 13 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5. Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130: 5th movement, Cavatina by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arnold Steinhardt (Violin), Michael Tree (Viola), John Dalley (Violin),
David Soyer (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Guarneri String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 24 Secs. 
6. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jane Hobson (Mezzo Soprano), Adele Addison (Soprano), Donald Bell (Baritone),
Richard Lewis (Tenor)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra,  Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1961 
Venue:  Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 24 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: German 
7. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 37 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Allegro con brio
Für Elise, WoO. 59
Rondo: Allegro
I. Adagio sostenuto from Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor for Piano, Op. 27, No. 2 "Moonlight"
Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a
Cavatina: Adagio molto espressivo
IV. Finale (Final Chorus on Schiller's "Ode to Joy") from Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"

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