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 vivace - Trio
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
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 vivace
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. Awakening of pleasant feelings upon arriving in the country - Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:21
2 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": II. Scene by the Brook - Andante molto mosso
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:09
3 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": III. Peasants' Merrymaking - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:02
4 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": IV. The Storm - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:33
5 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastoral": V. Shepherds' Hymn after the Storm - Allegretto
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:
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 (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:
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)
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)

Release

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