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)
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:
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)