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 (tracks 2–8)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-07-03) (track 1)
editor:
Gudrun Maurer (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
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 (tracks 1–5)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-07-01 – 1990-07-05) (tracks 6–9)
orchestra:
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1990-07-01 – 1990-07-05) (tracks 6–9)
recorded at:
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-07-01) (tracks 1–5)
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-07-01 – 1990-07-05) (tracks 6–9)
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 (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
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. 2 in D major, op. 36 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:

CD 4

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (tracks 1–4)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1990-07-01 – 1990-07-05) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Chamber Orchestra of Europe (1990-07-01 – 1990-07-05) (tracks 5–8)
recorded at:
Stefaniensaal in Graz, Steiermark, Austria (1990-07-01 – 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:
Dieron las doce (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:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (1990-07-01 – 1990-07-05) (track 6)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (1990-07-01 – 1990-07-05) (track 7)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio (1990-07-01 – 1990-07-05) (track 8)
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)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 5

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