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The Best Of Beethoven


Release Date: 03/24/1991 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551101   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Balázs SzokolayStefan VladarTakako NishizakiJénö Jandó
Conductor:  Stephen GunzenhauserBarry WordsworthKenneth JeanMichael Halász,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic OrchestraCapella IstropolitanaCzecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

These recordings are also available on MiniDisc: Naxos 7.551101. These recordings are also available on MiniDisc: Naxos 7.551101. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture in E major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58: 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stefan Vladar (Piano)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
5.
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 
6.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": 3rd movement, Allegro vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Richard Edlinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zagreb Philharmonic
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 1st movement, Allegro ma non troppo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

"Egmont" Overture
Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59, "Fur Elise": Bagatelle in A minor, "Fur Elise"
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica": III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, "Pathetique": II. Adagio cantabile
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: III. Rondo: Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral": I. Pleasant, cheerful feelings aroused on approaching the countryside: Allegro ma non troppo
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73, "Emperor": Rondo: Allegro
"Fidelio" Overture
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58: II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio

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