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The Best Of Beethoven


Release Date: 10/20/1997 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556651   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Balázs SzokolayJénö JandóTakako NishizakiRobert Holzer,   ... 
Conductor:  Béla DrahosKenneth JeanStephen GunzenhauserRichard Edlinger,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy SinfoniaSlovak Philharmonic OrchestraZagreb Philharmonic,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Phoenix Studios, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Phoenix Studios, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 3rd movement, Allegro vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Phoenix Studios, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
4. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1987 
Venue:  Phoenix Studios, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1998 
Venue:  Reduta Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 11 Minutes 12 Secs. 
6. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1987 
Venue:  Phoenix Studios, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
7. Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 1st movement, Allegro ma non troppo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Phoenix Studios, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 11 Minutes 2 Secs. 
8. Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1987 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 8 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Robert Holzer (Bass), Michael Pabst (Tenor), Eliane Elias (Alto),
Gabriele Lechner (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1988 
Venue:  Zagreb, Yugoslavia 
Length: 13 Minutes 51 Secs. 
10. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stefan Vladar (Piano)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1988 
Venue:  Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 10 Minutes 1 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59, "Fur Elise": Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 23, "Fur Elise"
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica": III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, "Pathetique": II. Adagio cantabile
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: III. Rondo: Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": I. Pleasant, cheerful feelings aroused on approaching the countryside: Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73, "Emperor": III. Rondo: Allegro
Egmont, Op. 84: Egmont Overture
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, "Choral": IV. Finale: Presto - Allegro assai (excerpt)

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