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Beethoven For All - The Symphonies / Barenboim, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra


Release Date: 06/19/2012 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001687202   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Number of Discs: 5 
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Revelatory readings of all nine of beethoven's symphonies from the inspirational west-eastern divan orchestra under their thrilling conductor, Daniel Barenboim.
Revelatory readings of all nine of beethoven's symphonies from the inspirational west-eastern divan orchestra under their thrilling conductor, Daniel Barenboim.
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
2. Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
3. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
4. Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
5. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
6. Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
7. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
8. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
9. Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21: 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21: 2. Andante cantabile con moto
Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21: 3. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace)
Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21: 4. Finale (Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace)
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 1. Allegro con brio
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 2. Marcia funebre (Adagio assai)
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.55 -"Eroica": 4. Finale (Allegro molto)
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 2. Larghetto
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 3. Scherzo (Allegro)
Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36: 4. Allegro molto
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 1. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 2. Adagio
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 3. Allegro vivace
Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60: 4. Allegro ma non troppo

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