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Best Beethoven 50

Best Beethoven 50 / Various
Release Date: 04/19/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 48445   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  James MorrisJosef SukClaudio ArrauEmil Gilels,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo MutiKurt SanderlingWolfgang SawallischEugen Jochum,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos Ensemble LondonNash Ensemble
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 50 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21: 4th movement, Adagio-Allegro molto e vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36: 3rd movement, Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 1st movement - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Sanderling
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 3rd movement, Allegro vivace - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Sanderling
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60: 3rd movement, Allegro vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Kurt Sanderling
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 5th movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
8.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Eugen Jochum
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 50 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 1st movement, Poco sostenuto-Vivace - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
10.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2nd movement, Allegretto - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
11.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 4th movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 
12.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93: 2nd movement, Allegretto scherzando by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93: 4th movement, Allegro vivace - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
14.
Ruins of Athens, Op. 113: no 5, Marcia alla turca by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
15.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  James Morris ()
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
16.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 1st movement - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Josef Suk (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
17.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 1st movement, Allegro - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor:  Alceo Galliera
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
18.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 1st movement, Allegro - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  George Szell
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
19.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 17 Minutes 4 Secs. 
20.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
21.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
22.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jeremy Menuhin (Piano), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800-1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 17 Minutes 32 Secs. 
23.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 5 no 2: 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto ed espressivo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Paul Tortelier (Cello), Eric Heidsieck (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 56 Secs. 
24.
Sonata for Flute and Piano in B flat major, WoO Anh 4: 2nd movement, Polonaise by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michel Debost (Flute), Christian Ivaldi (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
25.
Sonata for Violin and Piano no 9 in A major, Op. 47 "Kreutzer": 3rd movement, Presto - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jeremy Menuhin (Piano), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802-1803 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
26.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 5 in D major, Op. 102 no 2: Allegro fugato by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
27.
Quintet for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn in E flat major, Op. 16: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos Ensemble London
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
28.
Quartet for Strings no 1 in F major, Op. 18 no 1: 2nd movement, Adagio affetuoso ed appassionato - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1798-1800 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
29.
Quartet for Strings no 4 in C minor, Op. 18 no 4: 3rd movement, Minuet by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
30.
Trio for Piano, Clarinet and Cello no 4 in B flat major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Adagio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nash Ensemble
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
31.
Duets (3) for Clarinet and Bassoon, WoO 27: no 1 in C major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Gervase de Peyer (Clarinet), William Waterhouse (Bassoon)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810-1815; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
32.
Septet in E flat major, Op. 20: 3rd movement, Menuetto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos Ensemble London
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
33.
Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D major, Op. 25: 1st movement, Entrata by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michel Debost (Flute), Gérard Jarry (Violin), Serge Collot (Viola)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
34.
Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D major, Op. 25: 3rd movement, Allegro molto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michel Debost (Flute), Gérard Jarry (Violin), Serge Collot (Viola)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
35.
March for 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons and 2 Horns in B flat major, WoO 29 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos Ensemble London
Period: Classical 
Written: 1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
36.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 5 in D major, Op. 70 no 1 "Ghost": 2nd movement, Largo assai - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Chung Trio (Trio)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
37.
Quartet for Strings no 10 in E flat major, Op. 74 "Harp": 1st movement, Poco Adagio - Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 37 Secs. 
38.
Sextet for 2 Horns and Strings in E flat major, Op. 81b: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos Ensemble London
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
39.
Octet for Winds in E flat major, Op. 103: 4th movement, Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Melos Ensemble London
Period: Classical 
Written: 1792-1793 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
40.
Zärtliche Liebe, WoO 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Olaf Bär ()
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
41.
Songs (3), Op. 83: no 1, Wonne der Wehmut by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Elly Ameling (), Dalton Baldwin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
42.
Irish Songs (12), WoO 154: no 12, He promised me at parting by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (), Gerald Moore (Piano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (),
Irmgard Poppen (Cello), Eduard Drolc (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
43.
Mass in C major, Op. 86: Kyrie by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Theo Altmeyer (), Marius Rintzler (), Dame Janet Baker (),
Elly Ameling ()
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
44.
Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123: Gloria by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hans Tschammer (), Waltraud Meier (), Carol Vaness (),
Hans-Peter Blochwitz ()
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
45.
Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123: Et resurrexit by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Carol Vaness (), Hans Tschammer (), Waltraud Meier (),
Hans-Peter Blochwitz ()
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Period: Classical 
Written: 1819-1823 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 in C Op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace
Symphony No. 2 in D Op. 36: III. Scherzo (Allegro)
Symphony No. 3 in E flat Op. 55 'Eroica': I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 3 in E flat Op. 55 'Eroica': III. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Symphony No. 4 in B flat Op.60: III. Menuetto (Allegro vivace) & Trio (Un poco meno allegro)
Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67 - I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68: V. Allegretto (Shepherds' Hymn) (abbrev. version arr. Norman Bates)
Egmont Op. 84: Overture
Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92: Poco sostenuto - Vivace
Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92: Allegretto
Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92: Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 8 Op. 93 (1989 Digital Remaster): II. Allegretto scherzando
Symphony No. 8 Op. 93 (1989 Digital Remaster): IV. Allegro vivace
The Ruins of Athens (Incidental Music) Op.113: Turkish March
Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' Op. 125: Ode to Joy
Violin Concerto in D Op. 61 (cadenzas by Vasa Prihoda) (1988 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op. 37: I. Allegro con brio
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5, 'Emperor' Op. 73 (1996 Digital Remaster): Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor 'Pathétique' Op. 13 (1990 Digital Remaster): I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor 'Pathétique' Op. 13 (1990 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio cantabile
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor 'Pathétique' Op. 13 (1990 Digital Remaster): III. Rondo (Allegro)
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor 'Moonlight', Op. 27 No. 2: I. Adagio sostenuto (excerpt) (arr. Norman Bates, pub. EMI Music Publ. Ltd)
25 Bagatelles: No. 25 in A minor WoO 59 (Für Elise)
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F, Op.24 'Spring': I. Allegro
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F, Op.24 'Spring': II. Adagio molto espressivo
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F, Op.24 'Spring': III. Schezo (Allegro molto)
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F, Op.24 'Spring': IV. Rondo (Allegro ma non troppo)
Cello Sonata No.2 in G minor Op.5 No.2: I. Adagio sostenuto ed esspresivo
Flute Sonata in B flat: II. Polonaise
Violin Sonata No. 9 in A 'Kreutzer' Op. 47: III. Finale (Presto)
Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 5 in D Op. 102/2 (1988 Digital Remaster): III. Allegro - Allegro fugato

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