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Beethoven: The Overtures / Abbado, Vienna Philharmonic


Release Date: 06/25/2007 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 429762   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Konzerthaus, Vienna 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2.
King Stephan, Op. 117: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Konzerthaus, Vienna 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
3.
Ruins of Athens, Op. 113: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1988 
Venue:  Konzerthaus, Vienna 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4.
Die Weihe des Hauses, Op. 124 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1989 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 10 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5.
Zur Namensfeier Overture, Op. 115 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814-1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6.
Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1985 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 8 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1987 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 Secs. 
8.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture in E major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1989 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
9.
Leonore Overture no 1 in C major, Op. 138 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1989 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 9 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10.
Leonore Overture no 2 in C major, Op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1986 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 15 Minutes 24 Secs. 
11.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1989 
Venue:  Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna 
Length: 13 Minutes 41 Secs. 

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