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Beethoven: Symphony No 9 / John Eliot Gardiner, Et Al


Release Date: 05/14/1996 
Label:  Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog #: 447074   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anne Sofie von OtterAnthony Rolfe JohnsonLuba OrgonasovaGilles Cachemaille
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi ChoirOrchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The finale is urgent and dramatic, and the quartet of fresh-voiced soloists is exceptionally strong. An exuberant conclusion confirms this as a clear first choice among period versions."

-- Penguin Guide [2003/4]
"The finale is urgent and dramatic, and the quartet of fresh-voiced soloists is exceptionally strong. An exuberant conclusion confirms this as a clear first choice among period versions."

-- Penguin Guide [2003/4]
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor), Luba Orgonasova (Soprano),
Gilles Cachemaille (Bass)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  All Saint's Church, Tooting, London 
Length: 59 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral": 1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral": 2. Molto vivace
Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral": 3. Adagio molto e cantabile
Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral": 4. Presto - Allegro assai
Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 - "Choral": 4. Presto - "O Freunde nicht diese Töne" -

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