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Beethoven: Die Symphonien / Claudio Abbado, Berlin Po, Et Al


Release Date: 11/21/2000 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 469000   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Violeta UrmanaThomas MoserThomas QuasthoffKarita Mattila
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraSwedish Radio ChorusEric Ericson Chamber Choir
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 5 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for "Best Orchestral Performance." This selection was nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for "Best Orchestral Performance." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  Live  Chamber Music Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 25 Minutes 23 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  Live  Chamber Music Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 32 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 46 Minutes 33 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1999 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 32 Minutes 56 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/2000 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 34 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/2000 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 39 Minutes 17 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1999 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 38 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/2000 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 25 Minutes 11 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Violeta Urmana (Mezzo Soprano), Thomas Moser (Tenor), Thomas Quasthoff (Bass),
Karita Mattila (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Swedish Radio Chorus,  Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 2000 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 62 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 

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.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.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.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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