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Life And Works - Beethoven / Siepmann, Peck, Et Al


Release Date: 07/17/2001 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8558024-27   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö JandóStefan VladarPeter SzabóIstván Tóth,   ... 
Conductor:  Béla DrahosChristoph von DohnányiBarry WordsworthKenneth Jean,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy SinfoniaCapella IstropolitanaStuttgart Piano Trio,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection includes narration by Jeremy Siepmann, Bob Peck, Neville Jason, David Timson, Elaine Claxton, and Karen Archer about Beethoven's life and works. It contains a 182 page companion booklet with
the complete spoken text, a detailed historical background and graded listening plan.
This selection includes narration by Jeremy Siepmann, Bob Peck, Neville Jason, David Timson, Elaine Claxton, and Karen Archer about Beethoven's life and works. It contains a 182 page companion booklet with
the complete spoken text, a detailed historical background and graded listening plan. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 4th movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
2. Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1817-1818; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3: 4th movement, Allegro assai by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
4. German Dances (12) for Orchestra, WoO 8: no 4 in B flat major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 1 no 1: 4th movement, Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Piano Trio
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 41 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stefan Vladar (Piano)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
7. Septet in E flat major, Op. 20: 5th movement, Scherzo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Peter Szabó (Cello), István Tóth (Double Bass), Ildikó Hegyi (Violin),
Jenö Keveházi (French Horn), Gyözö Máthé (Viola), József Vajda (Bassoon),
Jószef Balogh (Clarinet)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
8. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
9. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
10. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36: 4th movement, Allegro molto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
11. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 2nd movement, Marcia funebre by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
12. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 4th movement, Allegro molto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
13. Quartet for Strings no 7 in F major, Op. 59 no 1 "Razumovsky": 3rd movement, Adagio molto e mesto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kodály String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
14. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 1st movement, Allegro ma non troppo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
15. Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 24 Secs. 
16. 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 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
17. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 4th movement, Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Esterházy String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
18. Quartet for Strings no 11 in F minor, Op. 95 "Serioso": 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kodály String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
19. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 10 in G major, Op. 96: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano), Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 3 Secs. 
20. Wellington's Victory, Op. 91 "Battle Symphony" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1813; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
21. Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Csaba Onczay (Cello), Takako Nishizaki (Violin), Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810-1811; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
22. Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
23. Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
24. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 2nd movement, Molto vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
25. Quartet for Strings no 13 in B flat major, Op. 130: 5th movement, Cavatina by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kodály String Quartet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1825-1826; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
26. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Ruxandra Donose (Mezzo Soprano), Hasmik Papian (Soprano), Manfred Fink (Tenor),
Claudio Otelli (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia,  Nicolaus Esterházy Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
27. Fidelio, Op. 72: O, welche Lust! by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805/1814; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 12 Secs. 
28. 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 
Length: 10 Minutes 0 Secs. 
29. Sextet for 2 Horns and Strings in E flat major, Op. 81b: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  János Keveházi (French Horn), Jenö Keveházi (French Horn), Peter Szabó (Cello),
Gyözö Máthé (Viola), Péter Popa (Violin), Ildikó Hegyi (Violin)
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
30. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 1st movement, Poco sostenuto-Vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Béla Drahos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt of this work is performed. 
31. Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": 3rd movement, Allegro ma non troppo-Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Childhood and Youth
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Symphony No. 7 in A (finale)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Hammerklavier Sonata, op. 106 (exc.)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Bethoven as a pianist
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Sonata in C, op. 2 No. 3 (finale)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven as Pianist
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: German Dance, WoO 8, No. 4
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven's Vienna
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Sextet in E flat, op. 81b (first movement)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven as Friend, Pupil and Artist
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Trio in C minor, op. 1 no. 1 (finale)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat (finale)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: The Onset of Deafness
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Appassionata Sonata (finale)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: The Crest of the Wave
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Septet in B flat (Scherzo)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Sonata Pathetique, op. 13 (Exc.)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven in Love
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, op. 27, no. 2 (exc.)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: A Winning Streak
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Symphony no. 2 in D, finale (exc.)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven in Crisis: the Heiligenstadt Testament
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Eroica Symphony: Funeral March (exc.)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven and Heroism
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Eroica Symphony, finale (exc.)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven the Revolutionary
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Razumovsky Quartet No. 1 pp.59 no. 1, Adagio (exc.)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven and Women
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Violin Concerto in D, op. 61, First movement (exc.)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Beethoven the Performer
Ludwig van Beethoven: Life and Works: Emperor Concerto, finale (complete)

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