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Beethoven: Symphonies, Piano And Violin Concertos, Overtures


Release Date: 05/14/2002 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 467892   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm BackhausHenryk Szeryng
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 10 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 26 Minutes 55 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 34 Minutes 43 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 48 Minutes 57 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 36 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 33 Minutes 53 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1808 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 42 Minutes 5 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 41 Minutes 9 Secs. 
8.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 28 Minutes 16 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 68 Minutes 34 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958-59 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 31 Minutes 47 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958-59 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 27 Minutes 26 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958-59 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 34 Minutes 42 Secs. 
13.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958-59 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 32 Minutes 44 Secs. 
14.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958-59 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 37 Minutes 25 Secs. 
15.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/1965 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 45 Minutes 24 Secs. 
16.
Egmont, Op. 84 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 24 Secs. 
17.
Die Weihe des Hauses, Op. 124 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 20 Secs. 
18.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965-69 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 14 Minutes 59 Secs. 

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 Available on Vinyl? June 12, 2015 By Leon  Ashbrook See All My Reviews "Was this set recorded on Vinyl? If so, does anyone know if a vinyl set is available anywhere?" Report Abuse
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 The best of a large bunch! April 12, 2013 By George Anthony N. See All My Reviews "Having lived a long life, enjoying all the treasures that classical music provides, I have in my CD collection, six complete sets of the Beethoven Symphonies. I continually return to the Schmidt-Isserstedt performances to savour what Beethoven wrote without additions or alterations. This set should be forever available." Report Abuse
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