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Beethoven: 9 Symphonies / John Eliot Gardiner


Release Date: 09/20/1994 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 439900   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Luba OrgonasovaAnne Sofie von OtterAnthony Rolfe JohnsonGilles Cachemaille
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et RomantiqueMonteverdi Choir
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 5 Hours 30 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This set is a special offer: 5 CDs for the price of 4. It also includes a bonus disc of John Eliot Gardiner talking about Beethoven. This set is a special offer: 5 CDs for the price of 4. It also includes a bonus disc of John Eliot Gardiner talking about Beethoven. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Live  Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Aldeburgh 
Length: 24 Minutes 27 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Halls, London 
Length: 33 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  Live  Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Aldeburgh 
Length: 44 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1993 
Venue:  All Hallows Gospel Oak, London, England 
Length: 31 Minutes 59 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1994 
Venue:  Live  Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain 
Length: 31 Minutes 47 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 
Length: 40 Minutes 58 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  All Hallows Gospel Oak, London, England 
Length: 38 Minutes 31 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  All Hallows Gospel Oak, London, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 12 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor),
Gilles Cachemaille (Bass)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 
Length: 59 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21: 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21: 2. Andante cantabile con moto
Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21: 3. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace)
Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21: 4. Finale (Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace)
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 2. Larghetto
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 3. Scherzo (Allegro)
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 4. Allegro molto
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 1. Allegro con brio
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 2. Marcia funebre (Adagio assai)
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 4. Finale (Allegro molto)
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 1. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 2. Adagio
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 3. Allegro vivace
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 4. Allegro ma non troppo

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