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Beethoven Or Bust / Don Dorsey


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80153   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenDon Dorsey
Performer:  Don Dorsey
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 50 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded June-December, 1987. Selections recorded June-December, 1987. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rondo a capriccio for Piano in G major, Op. 129 "Rage Over a Lost Penny" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 6 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
2.
Bagatelles (11) for Piano, Op. 119: no 6 in G major, Andante - Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
3.
Bagatelles (6) for Piano, Op. 126: no 2, Allegro in G minor by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
4.
Bagatelles (7) for Piano, Op. 33: no 7 in A flat major, Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 14 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
6.
Variations (15) and Fugue for Piano in E flat major, Op. 35 "Eroica": Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey
The final three variations were composed by Don Dorsey. 
7.
Sonata for Piano no 6 in F major, Op. 10 no 2: 3rd movement, Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1797; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
8.
Ecossaises (6) for Piano, WoO 83 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
9.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
10.
Sonata for Piano no 18 in E flat major, Op. 31 no 3: 2nd movement, Scherzo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Don Dorsey 
11.
Ode to Ludwig by Don Dorsey
Performer:  Don Dorsey (Synthesizer)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988 
Venue:  Anaheim, California 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on the finale of Beethoven's Symphony no 9. 

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