Tracklist

CD 1
# 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 16:41
2 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 “Choral”: II. Molto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:14
3 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 “Choral”: III. Adagio molto e cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:52
4 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 “Choral”: IV. Presto - Allegro assai - Andante maestoso - Allegro energico, sempre ben marcato
Ludwig van Beethoven 25:46

Credits

CD 1

piano arranger:
Franz Liszt (track 3)
balance engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (1965-12-08 – 1965-12-12) (tracks 1–4)
bass vocals:
Martti Talvela (bass) (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
choir vocals:
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1823 – 1824) (track 3)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (tracks 1–4)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 4)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Marilyn Horne (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
orchestra:
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (tracks 1–4)
soprano vocals:
Joan Sutherland (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
James King (tenor) (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1965-12-08 – 1965-12-12) (tracks 1–4)
arrangement of:
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)
Overture (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:
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral", S. 464 no. 9 (for piano, Liszt) (movement) (track 3)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)

Release

bass vocals: Martti Talvela (bass)
choir vocals: Vienna State Opera Chorus
chorus master: Wilhelm Pitz
contralto vocals: Marilyn Horne
soprano vocals: Joan Sutherland
tenor vocals: James King (tenor)