Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio 5:34
2 Egmont, op. 84: Overture 8:24
3 Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 27 no. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto 3 5:17
4 String Quartet no. 9 in C major, op. 59 no. 3 "Razumovsky": IV. Allegro molto 5:56
5 Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61: III. Rondo: Allegro 11:14
6 Fidelio, op. 72, Act I: No. 9 "Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin?" 7:27
7 Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor, op. 13 "Pathetique": II. Adagio cantabile 4:44
8 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": I. Pleasant, cheerful feelings aroused on approaching the countryside: Allegro ma non troppo 11:04
9 Violin Sonata no. 9 in A major, op. 47 "Kreutzer": III. Finale: Presto 6:28
10 Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat major, op. 73 "Emperor": Rondo: Allegro 10:01
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace 5:56
2 Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59 "Fur Elise" 3:07
3 Mass in D major, op. 123 "Missa Solemnis": Benedictus 10:23
4 Violin Sonata no. 5 in F major, op. 24 "Spring": II. Adagio molto espressivo 5:45
5 Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, op. 58: III. Rondo (Vivace) 9:57
6 Andante in F major, WoO 57 "Andante favori" 7:34
7 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto 8:10
8 Piano Trio no. 7 in B-flat major, op. 97 "Archduke": II. Scherzo 6:21
9 Cello Sonata no. 3 in A major, op. 69: III. Adagio cantabile - Allegro vivace 8:23
10 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale: Presto - Allegro assai (excerpt) 13:52

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1810-06-15) (track 2)
violin:
Takako Nishizaki (violinist) (1988-07) (track 5)
Takako Nishizaki (violinist) (1989-04-21 – 1989-04-27) (track 9)
string quartet:
Kodály Quartet (track 4)
fortepiano:
Stefan Vladar (pianist) (1988-03) (track 10)
piano:
Jenő Jandó (pianist) (1987-04-21 – 1987-04-23) (tracks 3, 7)
Jenő Jandó (pianist) (1989-04-21 – 1989-04-27) (track 9)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1798) (track 7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1801) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1802 – 1803) (track 9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1804 – 1808) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1805 – 1806) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1806) (track 5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1808) (track 8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1809) (track 10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1809-10 – 1810-06) (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1814) (track 6)
conductor:
Stephen Gunzenhauser (conductor) (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 2)
Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (1988-03) (track 10)
Kenneth Jean (conductor) (1988-07) (track 5)
Béla Drahos (flutist and conductor) (1995-06-09 – 1995-06-16) (track 1)
Béla Drahos (flutist and conductor) (1995-06-17 – 1995-06-20) (track 8)
Michael Halász (conductor) (1998-11-07 – 1998-11-18) (track 6)
engineer:
János Bohus (track 6)
Monika Feszler (tracks 3, 7)
Horváth János (engineer) (1989-04) (track 9)
János Bohus (1995-06) (track 1)
János Bohus (1995-06-17 – 1995-06-20) (track 8)
orchestra:
Štátna filharmónia Košice (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (track 2)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1987-07-04 – 1987-07-09) (track 2)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-03) (track 10)
Slovenská filharmónia (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (1988-07) (track 5)
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia (1995-06-09 – 1995-06-16) (track 1)
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia (1995-06-17 – 1995-06-20) (track 8)
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia (1998-11-07 – 1998-11-18) (track 6)
performer:
Inga Nielsen (soprano) (track 6)
producer:
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (track 5)
Horváth János (engineer) (tracks 3, 7)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (track 10)
Ibolya Tóth (tracks 6, 8)
Günter Appenheimer (producer/engineer) (1987-07) (track 2)
Jenő Simon (1989-04) (track 9)
Ibolya Tóth (1995-06) (track 1)
soprano vocals [Leonore]:
Inga Nielsen (soprano) (1998-11-07 – 1998-11-18) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 5)
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1987) (tracks 3, 7)
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989) (track 9)
recorded at:
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1987-04-21 – 1987-04-23) (tracks 3, 7)
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1989-04-21 – 1989-04-27) (track 9)
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1995-06-09 – 1995-06-16) (track 1)
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1995-06-17 – 1995-06-20) (track 8)
Phoenix Studios in Budapest, Hungary (1998-11-07 – 1998-11-18) (track 6)
compiled in:
arrangements:
Egmont, op. 84: Overture (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 2)
Finale du neuvième quatuor (for piano, Saint‐Saëns) (track 4)
Ouvertüre zu "Egmont" (arr. Posch for band) (track 2)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 1)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (catch all for arrangements) (track 1)
The 5th (track 1)
is the basis for:
Concerto (track 7)
Great Expectations (track 7)
Interludio (track 7)
Mephistopheles (track 3)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 3)
Overture (track 3)
Regeneration (track 2)
This Night (track 7)
What Is Eternal (track 3)
ゴルイ (track 2)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 3)
later versions:
orchestrations:
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 3)
part of:
Egmont, op. 84 (track 2)
parts:
recording of:
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (1995-06-09 – 1995-06-16) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (tracks 3, 7)

CD 2

premiered in:
Sankt-Peterburg, Russia (1824-04-07) (track 3)
recorded in:
Zagreb, Croatia (1988-09) (track 10)
violin:
Takako Nishizaki (violinist) (1989-04-21 – 1989-04-27) (track 4)
Takako Nishizaki (violinist) (1991-05-27 – 1991-05-30) (track 8)
cello:
Maria Kliegel (cellist) (track 9)
Csaba Onczay (cellist) (1991-05-27 – 1991-05-30) (track 8)
piano:
Nina Tichman (American pianist) (track 9)
Balázs Szokolay (pianist) (1987-09-11 – 1988-01-18) (track 6)
Balázs Szokolay (pianist) (1988-01-20 – 1988-01-28) (track 2)
Stefan Vladar (pianist) (1988-03) (track 5)
Stefan Vladar (pianist) (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-23) (track 5)
Jenő Jandó (pianist) (1989-04-21 – 1989-04-27) (track 4)
Jenő Jandó (pianist) (1991-05-27 – 1991-05-30) (track 8)
bass vocals:
Robert Holzer (operatic bass) (1988-09) (track 10)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1800 – 1801) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1803) (track 6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1803 – 1804) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1804 – 1807) (tracks 5, 5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1808) (track 9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1808 – 1810) (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1810 – 1811) (track 8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1811 – 1812) (track 7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (1822 – 1824) (track 10)
conductor:
Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (1988-03) (track 5)
Barry Wordsworth (conductor) (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-23) (track 5)
Richard Edlinger (conductor and composer) (1988-09) (track 10)
Béla Drahos (flutist and conductor) (1995-06-21 – 1995-06-24) (track 1)
Béla Drahos (flutist and conductor) (1995-10) (track 7)
contralto vocals:
Diane Elias (mezzo-soprano) (1988-09) (track 10)
engineer:
István Berényi (engineer) (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 6)
Endre Radányi (engineer) (1988-01) (track 2)
Horváth János (engineer) (1989-04) (track 4)
János Bohus (1991-05) (track 8)
János Bohus (1995-06-21 – 1995-06-24) (track 1)
János Bohus (1995-10) (track 7)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 10)
orchestra:
Capella Istropolitana (1988-03) (track 5)
Capella Istropolitana (1988-03-21 – 1988-03-23) (track 5)
Zagrebačka filharmonija (1988-09) (track 10)
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia (1995-06-21 – 1995-06-24) (track 1)
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia (1995-10) (track 7)
producer:
Teije van Geest (engineer/producer) (track 10)
Ibolya Tóth (tracks 1, 7)
János Mátyás (producer) (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 6)
Dóra Antal (1988-01) (track 2)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1988-03) (track 5)
Jenő Simon (1989-04) (track 4)
Ibolya Tóth (1991-05) (track 8)
soprano vocals:
Lori Phillips (track 3)
Gabriele Lechner (soprano) (1988-09) (track 10)
tenor vocals:
Michael Pabst (tenor) (1988-09) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989) (track 4)
recorded at:
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1987-09-11 – 1988-01-18) (track 6)
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1989-04-21 – 1989-04-27) (track 4)
Rákosszentmihály-Sashalmi Református in Budapest, Hungary (1991-05-27 – 1991-05-30) (track 8)
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Budapest, Hungary (1995-06-21 – 1995-06-24) (track 1)
edit of:
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 57) (track 6)
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 2)
arrangements:
Benedictus from Missa solemnis (for violin and orchestra, Busoni) (track 3)
For Aleeza (Beethoven's "Für Elise" • an abridged arrangement) (track 2)
Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 “Eroica”: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (track 1)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, S. 463d: II. Allegretto (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 7)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
エリーゼのために (フォーバブルボウズ) (track 2)
has revision:
is based on:
An die Freude (track 10)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 10)
Acid Serum (Electronic derivative of Beethoven’s 7th) (track 7)
Come on Europe! (track 10)
Dieron las doce (track 7)
Euroopa hümn (track 10)
Figlio perduto (track 7)
Ode an die Freude (track 10)
On the Fritz (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 9th) (track 10)
Overture (track 10)
Passion Flower (track 2)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor “Ode to Joy” (excerpt) (Stan LePard adaptation) (track 10)
The Anthem of Europe (unknown English version) (track 10)
What Is Eternal (track 10)
イヴの誘惑 (track 2)
熱情的花朵 (track 2)
later versions:
March from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoven: Ninth Symphony: Fourth Movement, abridged) (track 10)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (for piano four hands) (track 7)
地球交響曲-合唱- (Hanjuku Hero 4: The 7 Hanjuku Heroes) (track 10)
給愛麗斯 (track 2)
part of:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 (movement) (track 7)
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys: