Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
5:51
2 Für Elise
2:56
3 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio
5:01
4 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
4:32
5 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": IV. Allegro. Thunderstorm
4:09
6 Piano Trio No. 5 in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 "Ghost": II. Largo assai ed espressivo
4:36
7 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: I. Allegro ma non troppo
3:00
8 Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
5:22
9 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco moto / III. Rondo. Allegro
11:29
10 Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 123: I. Kyrie
6:06
11 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
3:01
12 Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 47 "Kreutzer": I. Adagio sostenuto - Presto
3:30
13 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125: IV. "Ode to Joy"
12:56

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Sankt-Peterburg, Russia (1824-04-07) (track 10)
violin:
Pamela Frank (tracks 6, 12)
Gidon Kremer (track 7)
cello:
Yo-Yo Ma (track 6)
piano:
Emanuel Ax (tracks 6, 12)
Murray Perahia (tracks 2, 4, 8–9)
alto vocals:
Ann Murray (Irish mezzo-soprano) (track 10)
bass vocals:
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone opera singer) (track 10)
choir vocals:
London Voices (tracks 10, 13)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798) (track 8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (track 4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1802 – 1803) (track 12)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (track 7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (tracks 5–6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 9, 9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (track 11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1819 – 1823) (track 10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (track 13)
conductor:
Sir Georg Solti (conductor) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9–11, 13)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 13)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9–11, 13)
soprano vocals:
Renée Fleming (track 10)
tenor vocals:
Vinson Cole (tracks 10, 13)
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 2)
arrangements:
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 1)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, S. 463d: II. Allegretto (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 11)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
The 5th (track 1)
is based on:
An die Freude (track 13)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 13)
Concerto (track 8)
Dieron las doce (track 11)
Euroopa hümn (track 13)
Great Expectations (track 8)
Interludio (track 8)
Mephistopheles (track 4)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 4)
Ode an die Freude (track 13)
Overture (tracks 4, 13)
This Night (track 8)
What Is Eternal (tracks 4, 13)
イヴの誘惑 (track 2)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 4)
熱情的花朵 (track 2)
later versions:
March from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoven: Ninth Symphony: Fourth Movement, abridged) (track 13)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (for piano four hands) (track 11)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale. Presto - Allegro assai (arranged by Mahler for large orchestra) (track 13)
地球交響曲-合唱- (Hanjuku Hero 4: The 7 Hanjuku Heroes) (track 13)
給愛麗斯 (track 2)
orchestrations:
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 4)
part of:
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 (movement) (track 1)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (tracks 4, 8)

Release

conductor: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)
ASIN: US: B000002AQD [info]