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Beethoven At Bedtime


Release Date: 04/11/1995 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 446485  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur GrumiauxStephen KovacevichClaudio ArrauFranco Rossi,   ... 
Conductor:  Kurt MasurEdo De WaartSir Colin DavisFrans Brüggen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraNew Philharmonia OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 3/1989 
Venue:  Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a digital (DDD) recording. 
2.
Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1970 
Venue:  United Kingdom 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 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:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 5/1969 
Venue:  United Kingdom 
Length: 8 Minutes 37 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 2nd movement, Andante molto mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Frans Brüggen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the 18th Century
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Netherlands 
Length: 13 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a digital (DDD) recording. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 9/1963 
Venue:  Netherlands 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 
6.
Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130: 5th movement, Cavatina by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Franco Rossi (Cello), Piero Farulli (Viola), Elisa Pegreffi (Violin),
Paolo Borciani (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Italiano
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 4/1969 
Venue:  Switzerland 
Length: 7 Minutes 9 Secs. 
7.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Bella Davidovich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 3/1979 
Venue:  Switzerland 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur Grumiaux (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1/1974 
Venue:  Netherlands 
Length: 8 Minutes 54 Secs. 
9.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 2/1962 
Venue:  Netherlands 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 2. Larghetto
Violin Romance No.2 in F major, 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)
Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique": 2. Adagio cantabile
String Quartet No.13 in B flat, Op.130: 5. Cavatina ( Adagio molto espressivo)
Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59 -"Für Elise"
Violin Concerto in D, Op.61: 2. Larghetto
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto

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