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Essential Beethoven / Fleicher, Francescatti, Szell, Et Al

Release Date: 08/06/2002 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 89958   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jane HobsonAdele AddisonRichard LewisDonald Bell,   ... 
Conductor:  George SzellEugene OrmandyBruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland OrchestraCleveland Orchestra ChorusPhiladelphia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jane Hobson (Mezzo Soprano), Adele Addison (Soprano), Richard Lewis (Tenor),
Donald Bell (Baritone)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra,  Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
2. Ruins of Athens, Op. 113: no 5, Marcia alla turca by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
3. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Zino Francescatti (Violin)
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
4. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
5. Quartet for Strings no 9 in C major, Op. 59 no 3 "Razumovsky": 4th movement, Allegro molto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Joseph Roisman (Violin), Alexander Schneider (Violin), Boris Kroyt (Viola),
Mischa Schneider (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
6. Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture in E major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
7. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
8. Sonata for Piano no 20 in G major, Op. 49 no 2: 2nd movement, Tempo di Menuetto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
9. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
10. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
11. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Leon Fleisher (Piano)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 (Excerpt)
Minuet in G Major
Für Elise, Wo0.59
I. Adagio sostenuto from Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor for Piano, Op. 27, No. 2 "Moonlight" (Excerpt)
Turkish March from Ruins of Athens, Op. 113
III. Rondo: Allegro from Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 61 (Excerpt)
II. Adagio cantabile from Sonata No. 8 for Piano in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" (Excerpt)
IV. Allegro molto from Quartet No. 9 in C Major for Strings, Op. 59, No. 3 "Rasumovsky" (Excerpt)
III. Rondo: Allegro from Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 73 "Emperor" (Excerpt)
Fidelio Overture, Op. 72
Presto - Recitativo: O Freunde, nicht diese Tone! (Final Chorus on Schiller's "Ode to Joy") from Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" (Excerpt)

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