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 9:30
2 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:46
3 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: III. Menuetto: Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:03
4 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: IV. Finale: Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:39
5 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:02
6 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:38
7 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:41
8 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": IV. Finale. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:31
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": I. Allegro ma non troppo "Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande"
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:22
2 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": II. Andante molto moto "Szene am Bach"
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:07
3 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": III. Allegro "Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute"
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:11
4 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": IV. Allegro "Gewitter, Sturm"
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:51
5 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": V. Allegretto "Hirtengsang. Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm"
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:57
6 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:32
7 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:54
8 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: III. Tempo di menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:55
9 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:28
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:41
2 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: II. Larghetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:36
3 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:22
4 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: IV. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:09
5 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:23
6 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:00
7 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:22
8 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:57
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:28
2 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:25
3 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: III. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:46
4 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:51
5 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:11
6 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:12
7 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: III. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:29
8 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:19
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:04
2 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: II. Molto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:42
3 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: III. Adagio molto e cantabile (feat. horn: Peter Richards)
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:34
4 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: IV. Presto: Allegro assai – Presto: Rezitativo – Allegro assai vivace alla marcia – Allegro ma non tanto
Ludwig van Beethoven 24:24

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-07-03) (tracks 1–8)
editor:
Gudrun Maurer (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1990-07-03) (tracks 1–8)
producer:
Wolfgang Mohr (tracks 1–8)
Helmut Mühle (tracks 1–8)
recording engineer:
Michael Brammann (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-07-03) (tracks 1–8)
arrangements:
live recording of:
part of:
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21 (movement) (tracks 1–4)

CD 2

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (tracks 1–5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1812) (tracks 6–9)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-07-01) (tracks 1–9)
orchestra:
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1990-07-01) (tracks 1–9)
recorded at:
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-07-01) (tracks 1–9)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
live recording of:
part of:
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 (movement) (tracks 6–9)

CD 3

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-06-29) (tracks 5–8)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-07-05) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1990-06-29) (tracks 5–8)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1990-07-05) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-06-29) (tracks 5–8)
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-07-05) (tracks 1–4)
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:
live recording of:
part of:
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36 (movement) (tracks 1–4)

CD 4

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-06-29) (tracks 1–4)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-07-05) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1990-06-29) (tracks 1–4)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1990-07-05) (tracks 5–8)
recorded at:
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-06-29) (tracks 1–4)
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-07-05) (tracks 5–8)
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)
live recording of:
part of:
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
referred to in medleys:

CD 5

French horn:
Peter Richards (Horn player) (1991-06-21) (track 3)
bass vocals:
Robert Holl (1991-06-21) (track 4)
choir vocals:
Arnold Schönberg Chor (1991-06-21) (track 4)
chorus master:
Erwin Ortner (1991-06-21) (track 4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1991-06-21) (tracks 1–4)
contralto vocals:
Birgit Remmert (1991-06-21) (track 4)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 4)
orchestra:
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1991-06-21) (tracks 1–4)
soprano vocals:
Charlotte Margiono (soprano) (1991-06-21) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
Rudolf Schasching (1991-06-21) (track 4)
recorded at:
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1991-06-21) (tracks 1–4)
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)
live recording of:
part of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)