Annotation

Recorded between 28 December 1957 and 2 January 1958.

Annotation last modified on 2015-04-03 21:25 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphonie Nr. 9 d‐moll, op. 125: 1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:45
2 Symphonie Nr. 9 d‐moll, op. 125: 2. Molto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:35
3 Symphonie Nr. 9 d‐moll, op. 125: 3. Adagio molto e cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 18:03
4 Symphonie Nr. 9 d‐moll, op. 125: 4. Presto –
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:14
5 Symphonie Nr. 9 d‐moll, op. 125: Presto – »O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!« – Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 17:02

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Werner Wolf (engineer/producer) (tracks 1–5)
baritone vocals:
Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (1957-12-28 – 1958-01-02) (track 5)
choir vocals:
Chor der St. Hedwigs‐Kathedrale Berlin (1957-12-28 – 1958-01-02) (track 5)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–5)
conductor:
Ferenc Fricsay (1957-12-28 – 1958-01-02) (tracks 1–5)
contralto vocals:
Maureen Forrester (contralto) (1957-12-28 – 1958-01-02) (track 5)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (tracks 4–5)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1957-12-28 – 1958-01-02) (tracks 1–5)
producer:
Otto Gerdes (tracks 1–5)
soprano vocals:
Irmgard Seefried (soprano) (1957-12-28 – 1958-01-02) (track 5)
tenor vocals:
Ernst Haefliger (1957-12-28 – 1958-01-02) (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1958) (tracks 1–5)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1957-12-28 – 1958-01-02) (tracks 1–5)
edits:
arrangements:
is based on:
An die Freude (tracks 4–5)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (tracks 4–5)
Beethoven (track 2)
Beethoven’s New 9th (tracks 4–5)
Euroopa hümn (tracks 4–5)
Ode an die Freude (tracks 4–5)
On the Fritz (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 9th) (tracks 4–5)
Overture (tracks 4–5)
The Anthem of Europe (tracks 4–5)
What Is Eternal (tracks 4–5)
later versions:
March from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoven: Ninth Symphony: Fourth Movement, abridged) (tracks 4–5)
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) (tracks 4–5)
地球交響曲-合唱- (Hanjuku Hero 4: The 7 Hanjuku Heroes) (tracks 4–5)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)

Release

manufactured in: Germany
printed in: Germany
part of: Ferenc Fricsay Portrait (Deutsche Grammophon)
ASIN: US: B000025EIF [info]
DE: B000025EIF [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1620052 [info]