Annotation

This release features a bonus "disc" (like the original vinyl box) with 8 interview tracks; track durations of the 1st Symphony significantly differ (to-do: needs further investigation)

Annotation last modified on 2012-11-27 22:33 .

Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:41
2 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:52
3 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: III. Menuetto. Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:42
4 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:40
5 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:06
6 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: II. Larghetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:34
7 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:41
8 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: IV. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:35
Digital Media 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:34
2 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 17:33
3 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:54
4 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": IV. Finale. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:19
5 Egmont, Op. 84: Overture. Sostenuto, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:52
6 Coriolan, Op. 62: Overture. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:09
Digital Media 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:08
2 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:52
3 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: III. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:25
4 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:44
5 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:11
6 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:12
7 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:32
8 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:33
Digital Media 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": I. Allegro ma non troppo "Awakening of cheerful feelings upon arrival in the country"
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:31
2 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": II. Andante molto mosso "Scene at the brook"
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:24
3 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": III. Allegro "Happy gathering of country folk"
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:20
4 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": IV. Allegro "Thunderstorm"
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:47
5 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": V. Allegretto "Shepherds' song: Cheerful and thankful feelings after the storm"
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:47
6 Leonore Overture No. 3 in C major, Op. 72c
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:59
Digital Media 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto – Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:42
2 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:57
3 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: III. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:28
4 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:04
5 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:11
6 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:13
7 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: III. Tempo di menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:35
8 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:44
Digital Media 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Ludwig van Beethoven 17:42
2 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: II. Molto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:01
3 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: III. Adagio molto e cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:44
4 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: IV. Presto - Allegro assai - Andante maestoso - Allegro energico, sempre ben marcato
Ludwig van Beethoven 24:29
Digital Media 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann - "How long had you been conducting Beethoven symphonies?"
William Mann 4:58
2 Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann - "Which of the great Beethoven conductors of your youth..."
William Mann 5:40
3 Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann - "Did you have to teach the Chicago Symphony..."
William Mann 9:20
4 Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann - "Now the Eroica"
William Mann 4:59
5 Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann - "I wanted to ask you a question..."
William Mann 5:07
6 Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann - "The Seventh symphony...are there special problems..."
William Mann 3:53
7 Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann - "Now the Eighth..."
William Mann 5:46
8 Sir Georg Solti in Conversation with William Mann - "The Ninth is obviously..."
William Mann 6:08

Credits

Digital Media 1

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1974-05) (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1974-05) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Medinah Temple in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1974-05) (tracks 1–8)
arrangements:
later versions:
part of:
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:

Digital Media 2

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1810-06-15) (track 5)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1807) (track 6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809-10 – 1810-06) (track 5)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1972-05) (track 5)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1973-11) (tracks 1–4)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1974-09) (track 6)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1972-05) (track 5)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1973-11) (tracks 1–4)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1974-09) (track 6)
premiered at:
Palais Lobkowitz in Wien, Austria (1807-03) (track 6)
part of:
arrangements:
Egmont, op. 84: Overture (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 5)
Ouvertüre zu "Egmont" (arr. Posch for band) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Regeneration (track 5)
ゴルイ (track 5)
part of:
Egmont, op. 84 (track 5)
recording of:
Ouvertüre Coriolan, op. 62 (1974-09) (track 6)

Digital Media 3

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (tracks 5–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1974-05) (tracks 1–4)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1974-11) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1974-05) (tracks 1–4)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1974-11) (tracks 5–8)
arrangements:
Finale from Symphony no. 5 (arr. Woodhouse) (track 8)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 464 no. 5: IV. Allegro (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 8)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (catch all for arrangements) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Allegro (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 7)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 8)
The 5th (track 5)
is the basis for:
クライシス第4楽章 (Parodius) (track 8)
later versions:
part of:
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:

Digital Media 4

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805 – 1806) (track 6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (tracks 1–5)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1972-05) (track 6)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1974-09) (tracks 1–5)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1972-05) (track 6)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1974-09) (tracks 1–5)
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 72b) (track 6)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
part of:
recording of:

Digital Media 5

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1973-11) (tracks 5–8)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1974-09) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1973-11) (tracks 5–8)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1974-09) (tracks 1–4)
arrangements:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, S. 463d: II. Allegretto (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 2)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto (for piano solo, Beethoven (fragment)) (track 1)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Acid Serum (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 7th) (track 2)
Dieron las doce (track 2)
Figlio perduto (track 2)
later versions:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (for piano four hands) (track 2)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (for piano four hands) (track 3)
part of:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Digital Media 6

bass vocals:
Martti Talvela (bass) (1972-05) (track 4)
choir vocals:
Chicago Symphony Chorus (1972-05) (track 4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (1972-05) (tracks 1–4)
engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1972-05) (tracks 1–3)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 4)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Yvonne Minton (1972-05) (track 4)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1972-05) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
David Harvey (producer) (1972-05) (tracks 1–3)
soprano vocals:
Pilar Lorengar (1972-05) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
Stuart Burrows (tenor) (1972-05) (track 4)
recorded at:
arrangements:
is based on:
An die Freude (track 4)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 4)
Beethoven (track 2)
Euroopa hümn (track 4)
Ode an die Freude (track 4)
On the Fritz (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 9th) (track 4)
Overture (track 4)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Ode to Joy" (excerpt) (Stan LePard adaptation) (track 4)
What Is Eternal (track 4)
later versions:
March from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoven: Ninth Symphony: Fourth Movement, abridged) (track 4)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": II. Molto vivace - Presto (arranged by Mahler for large orchestra) (track 2)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale. Presto - Allegro assai (arranged by Mahler for large orchestra) (track 4)
地球交響曲-合唱- (Hanjuku Hero 4: The 7 Hanjuku Heroes) (track 4)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)