Annotation

Live recordings: 1948/1954
24bits remastering
Digital restoration made by IMD MUSIC DISTRIBUTION LTD.

Annotation last modified on 2014-03-01 09:49 UTC.

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 7:59
2 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:14
3 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: III. Menuetto. Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:53
4 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:28
5 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:16
6 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 18:48
7 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:28
8 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 "Eroica": IV. Finale. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:41
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:11
2 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: II. Larghetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:12
3 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:03
4 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: IV. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:47
5 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:40
6 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:38
7 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:21
8 Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:37
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:22
2 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:08
3 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:09
4 Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:47
5 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastorale": I. Allegro ma non troppo "Awakening of cheerful feelings upon arrival in the country"
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:44
6 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastorale": II. Andante molto mosso "Scene at the brook"
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:43
7 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastorale": III. Allegro "Happy gathering of country folk"
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:59
8 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastorale": IV. Allegro "Thunderstorm"
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:08
9 Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 "Pastorale": V. Allegretto "Shepherds' song: Cheerful and thankful feelings after the storm"
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:53
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:16
2 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:20
3 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: III. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:27
4 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:06
5 Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:35
6 Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:42
7 Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: III. Tempo di menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:53
8 Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:56
CD 5
# 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 17:59
2 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": II. Molto vivace - Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:01
3 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": III. Adagio molto e cantabile - Andante moderato - Tempo I - Andante moderato - Adagio - Lo stesso tempo
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:37
4 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale. Presto - Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 25:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1952-12-08) (tracks 5–8)
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1954-03-30) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1952-12-08) (tracks 5–8)
Radio‐Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR (1954-03-30) (tracks 1–4)
arrangements:
live recording of:
part of:
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21 (movement) (tracks 1–4)

CD 2

recorded in:
Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (1954-08-30) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1948-10-03) (tracks 1–4)
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1954-08-30) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1948-10-03) (tracks 1–4)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1954-08-30) (tracks 5–8)
recorded at:
Großes Festspielhaus in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (1954-08-30) (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)
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. 2 in D major, op. 36 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (tracks 5–9)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1954-05-23) (tracks 1–9)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1954-05-23) (tracks 1–9)
sampled by:
arrangements:
Finale from Symphony no. 5 (arr. Woodhouse) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 464 no. 5: IV. Allegro (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (catch all for arrangements) (track 1)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 1)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 2)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Allegro (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 3)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 4)
The 5th (track 1)
is the basis for:
クライシス第4楽章 (Parodius) (track 4)
later versions:
part of:
recording of:

CD 4

recorded in:
Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (1954-08-30) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1953-09-04) (tracks 1–4)
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1954-08-30) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1953-09-04) (tracks 1–4)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1954-08-30) (tracks 5–8)
recorded at:
Kongresssaal, Deutsches Museum in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1953-09-04) (tracks 1–4)
Großes Festspielhaus in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria (1954-08-30) (tracks 5–8)
arrangements:
live recording of:
part of:
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 (movement) (tracks 5–8)

CD 5

recorded in:
Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland (1954-08-22) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1954-08-22) (tracks 1–4)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 4)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1954-08-22) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Lucerne Festival (1954) (tracks 1–3)
compilation 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)
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:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)