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5xcds: CDM 7 63311 2 / CDM 7 63312 2 / CDM 7 63313 2 / CDM 7 63314 2 / CDM 7 63315 2
others: CMS 7 63310 2-1 & CMS 7 63310 2-2

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio Ludwig van Beethoven 7:31
2 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto Ludwig van Beethoven 6:15
3 Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op. 21: III. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace) Ludwig van Beethoven 3:44
4 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace Ludwig van Beethoven 5:45
5 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio Ludwig van Beethoven 14:38
6 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": II. Marcia funebre (Adagio assai) Ludwig van Beethoven 5 16:28
7 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": III. Scherzo (Allegro vivace ) & Trio Ludwig van Beethoven 5:48
8 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": IV. Finale (Allegro molto - Poco andante - Presto) Ludwig van Beethoven 11:54
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio Ludwig van Beethoven 10:41
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: II. Larghetto Ludwig van Beethoven 10:39
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: III. Scherzo (Allegro) & Trio Ludwig van Beethoven 3:42
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: IV. Allegro molto Ludwig van Beethoven 6:30
5 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace Ludwig van Beethoven 12:44
6 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto Ludwig van Beethoven 9:08
7 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto - Assai meno presto - Presto Ludwig van Beethoven 8:39
8 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio Ludwig van Beethoven 7:04
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: I. Adagio - Allegro molto Ludwig van Beethoven 10:59
2 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: II. Adagio Ludwig van Beethoven 11:15
3 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: III. Menuetto (Allegro vivace) & Trio (Un poco meno allegro) Ludwig van Beethoven 6:01
4 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: IV. Allegro ma non troppo Ludwig van Beethoven 5:56
5 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio Ludwig van Beethoven 7:19
6 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto Ludwig van Beethoven 9:44
7 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Allegro Ludwig van Beethoven 4:58
8 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro - Presto Ludwig van Beethoven 8:54
9 Coriolan Overture, op. 62 Ludwig van Beethoven 9:06
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": I. Allegro ma non troppo. Awakening of happy feelings upon arriving in the country Ludwig van Beethoven 9:21
2 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": II. Andante molto mosso. Scene by the brook Ludwig van Beethoven 12:09
3 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": III. Allegro. Peasants' Merrymaking Ludwig van Beethoven 3:02
4 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": IV. Allegro. Storm and temptest Ludwig van Beethoven 3:33
5 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": V. Allegretto. Shepherds' hymn after the storm Ludwig van Beethoven 9:24
6 Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: I. Allegro vivace e con brio Ludwig van Beethoven 9:05
7 Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando Ludwig van Beethoven 3:56
8 Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: III. Tempo di Menuetto Ludwig van Beethoven 5:49
9 Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace Ludwig van Beethoven 7:36
10 Egmont Overture, op. 84 Ludwig van Beethoven 8:36
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso Ludwig van Beethoven 15:08
2 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": II. Molto vivace - Presto Ludwig van Beethoven 10:08
3 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": III. Adagio molto e cantabile - Andante moderato Ludwig van Beethoven 16:04
4 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto - Recitativo - Allegro assai - Allegro assai vivace. Alla marcia - Andante maestoso - Allegro energico, sempre ben marcato - Allegro ma non troppo - Prestissimo Ludwig van Beethoven 24:10

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1952-11-22) (tracks 5–8)
Douglas Larter (1953-11-21) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (tracks 5, 5–6, 6–7, 7–8, 8)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1952-11) (tracks 5–8)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1952-11-22) (tracks 5–8)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1953-11-21) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-11) (tracks 5–8)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1952-11-22) (tracks 5–8)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-11-21) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1952-11-22) (tracks 5–8)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-11-21) (tracks 1–4)
arrangements:
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (track 1)
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (track 2)
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: III. Menuetto. Allegro molto e vivace (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (track 3)
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (track 4)
Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 “Eroica”: I. Allegro con brio (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (tracks 5, 5)
Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 “Eroica”: II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (tracks 6, 6)
Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 “Eroica”: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (tracks 7, 7)
Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 “Eroica”: IV. Finale. Allegro molto (arr. Hummel for flute, violin, cello and piano) (tracks 8, 8)
part of:
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 “Eroica” (movement) (tracks 5, 5–6, 6–7, 7–8, 8)
recording of:

CD 2

balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1951-11-28 – 1951-11-30) (tracks 5–8)
Douglas Larter (1953-11-12 – 1953-11-23) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1951-11-28 – 1951-11-30) (tracks 5–8)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1953-11-12 – 1953-11-23) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1951-11-28 – 1951-11-30) (tracks 5–8)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-11-12 – 1953-11-23) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1951-11-28 – 1951-11-30) (tracks 5–8)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-11-12 – 1953-11-23) (tracks 1–4)
edits:
arrangements:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, S. 463d: II. Allegretto (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 6)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto (for piano solo, Beethoven (fragment)) (track 5)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Acid Serum (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 7th) (track 6)
Dieron las doce (track 6)
Figlio perduto (track 6)
later versions:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (for piano four hands) (track 6)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (for piano four hands) (track 7)
part of:
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (1951-11-28 – 1951-11-30) (track 6)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (1951-11-28 – 1951-11-30) (track 7)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio (1951-11-28 – 1951-11-30) (track 8)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: II. Larghetto (1953-11-12 – 1953-11-23) (track 2)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro (1953-11-12 – 1953-11-23) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1953-06-20 – 1953-07-15) (track 9)
Douglas Larter (1953-11-13 – 1953-11-19) (tracks 1–4)
Douglas Larter (1954-11-09 – 1954-11-10) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (tracks 5–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1807) (track 9)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1953-06-20 – 1953-07-15) (track 9)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1953-11-13 – 1953-11-19) (tracks 1–4)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1954-11-09 – 1954-11-10) (tracks 5–8)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-06-20 – 1953-07-15) (track 9)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-11-13 – 1953-11-19) (tracks 1–4)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1954-11-09 – 1954-11-10) (tracks 5–8)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–9)
premiered at:
Palais Lobkowitz in Wien, Austria (1807-03) (track 9)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-06-20 – 1953-07-15) (track 9)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-11-13 – 1953-11-19) (tracks 1–4)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1954-11-09 – 1954-11-10) (tracks 5–8)
part of:
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 (catch all for arrangements) (track 5)
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: 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:
Ouvertüre Coriolan, op. 62 (1953-06-20 – 1953-07-15) (track 9)
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: II. Adagio (1953-11-13 – 1953-11-19) (track 2)
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: III. Allegro vivace (1953-11-13 – 1953-11-19) (track 3)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (1954-11-09 – 1954-11-10) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto (1954-11-09 – 1954-11-10) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Scherzo. Allegro (1954-11-09 – 1954-11-10) (track 7)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro (1954-11-09 – 1954-11-10) (track 8)

CD 4

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1810-06-15) (track 10)
balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1953-07-09 – 1953-07-10) (tracks 1–5)
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (1955-05-20) (tracks 6–9)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (tracks 1–5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809-10 – 1810-06) (track 10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1812) (tracks 6–9)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (track 10)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1953-07-09 – 1953-07-10) (tracks 1–5)
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1955-05-20) (tracks 6–9)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (track 10)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-07-09 – 1953-07-10) (tracks 1–5)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1955-05-20) (tracks 6–9)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–9)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-07-09 – 1953-07-10) (tracks 1–5)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1955-05-20) (tracks 6–9)
edits:
arrangements:
Egmont, op. 84: Overture (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 10)
Ouvertüre zu "Egmont" (arr. Posch for band) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Regeneration (track 10)
ゴルイ (track 10)
part of:
Egmont, op. 84 (track 10)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 (movement) (tracks 6–9)
recording of:

CD 5

balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1955-07-24 – 1955-07-29) (tracks 1–4)
bass vocals:
Otto Edelmann (austrian bass-baritone) (track 4)
choir vocals:
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1955-07-24 – 1955-07-29) (tracks 1–4)
contralto vocals:
Marga Höffgen (contralto) (track 4)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 4)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1955-07-24 – 1955-07-29) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–4)
soprano vocals:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
Ernst Haefliger (tenor) (track 4)
recorded at:
Wiener Musikverein: Großer Musikvereinssaal in Wien, Austria (1955-07-24 – 1955-07-29) (tracks 1–4)
edits:
arrangements:
is based on:
An die Freude (track 4)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 4)
Beethoven (track 2)
Come on Europe! (track 4)
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)
The Anthem of Europe (unknown English version) (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)
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)

Release

ASIN:US: B000002S1H [info]