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Great Conductors Of The 20th Century / Wilhelm Furtwängler


Release Date: 07/13/2004 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 62875   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Erna BergerGertrude PitzingerWalther LudwigRudolf Watzke
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 38 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/04/1953 
Venue:  Live  Hercules Hall, Munich, Germany 
2. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 2nd movement, Molto vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/01/1937 
Venue:  Live  Queen's Hall, London, England 
3. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 3rd movement, Adagio molto e cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/01/1937 
Venue:  Live  Queen's Hall, London, England 
4. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Erna Berger (Soprano), Gertrude Pitzinger (Alto), Walther Ludwig (Tenor),
Rudolf Watzke (Bass)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Berlin Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/01/1937 
Venue:  Live  Queen's Hall, London, England 
Language: German 
5. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/07/1944 
Venue:  Live  State Opera House, Berlin, Germany 
6. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 1st movement, Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/01/1937 
Venue:  Live  Queen's Hall, London, England 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 3 in E flat 'Eroica' Op. 55: I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 3 in E flat 'Eroica' Op. 55: II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai
Symphony No. 3 in E flat 'Eroica' Op. 55: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
Symphony No. 3 in E flat 'Eroica' Op. 55: IV. Finale. Allegro molto
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral' Op. 125 (2004 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral' Op. 125 (2004 Digital Remaster): II. Molto vivace
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral' Op. 125 (2004 Digital Remaster): III. Adagio molto e cantabile
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral' Op. 125 (2004 Digital Remaster): IV. Presto - Allegro assai
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral' Op. 125 (2004 Digital Remaster): Rezitativo: "O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!" - Allegro assai
Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67: III. Allegro -
Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67: IV. Allegro - Presto

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