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Beethoven For All - Music Of Power, Passion & Beauty / Barenboim, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra


Release Date: 06/19/2012 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001687102   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anja HarterosWaltraud MeierPeter SeiffertRené Pape,   ... 
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne Vocal EnsembleWest-Eastern Divan OrchestraBerlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The essential 2 CD collection of Beethoven's extraordinary music performed and conducted by the iconic and legendary Daniel Barenboim, "one of the greatest musicians of our age." -- The Guardian The essential 2 CD collection of Beethoven's extraordinary music performed and conducted by the iconic and legendary Daniel Barenboim, "one of the greatest musicians of our age." -- The Guardian Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anja Harteros (Soprano), Waltraud Meier (Mezzo Soprano), Peter Seiffert (Tenor),
René Pape (Bass)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cologne Vocal Ensemble,  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
2. Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93: 2nd movement, Allegretto scherzando 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: 2nd movement, Allegretto 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": 5th movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
5. Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 1st movement, Allegro ma non troppo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
6. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
7. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 3rd movement, Allegro vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
8. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Adagio un poco mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
9. Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
10. Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
11. Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
12. Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
13. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
14. Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": 1st movement, Allegro assai by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
15. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 so inspiring...this performance has the power to  September 14, 2012 By barbara hepburn (hidden valley lake, CA) See All My Reviews "I have always loved this piece of music....I never realized how much until tonight when Ric Malone played it as the highlight of his "Field and Stream" theme for tonight on KDFC...I was singing along, out into the open air of a perfect late summer night, hoping my neighbors could hear...and understand.....this wonderful composition by Beethoven and this most inspired performance by the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra would surely touch the soul of every human on the planet...it's theme is universal and expressed with divine eloquence....b." Report Abuse
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