Annotation

5 disc box set reissued on the Japanese Esoteric label, originally released by EMI in 1974.

Annotation last modified on 2015-06-28 17:44 UTC.

Tracklist

Hybrid SACD 1: Symphonies 1 & 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: I. Adagio molto-Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:21
2 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:01
3 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: III. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace)
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:40
4 Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21: IV. Adagio-Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:03
5 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat, 'Eroica', op. 55: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:26
6 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat, 'Eroica', op. 55: II. Marcia funebre (Adagio assai)
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:08
7 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat, 'Eroica', op. 55: III. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:48
8 Symphony no. 3 in E-flat, 'Eroica', op. 55: IV. Allegro molto-Poco andante-Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:19
Hybrid SACD 2: Symphonies 4 & 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 4 in B flat Op. 60; I. Adagio-Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:14
2 Symphony No. 4 in B flat Op. 60; II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:07
3 Symphony No. 4 in B flat Op. 60; III. Menuetto (Allegro vivace)
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:44
4 Symphony No. 4 in B flat Op. 60; IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:37
5 Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67; I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:09
6 Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67; II. Andante con moto-Piu mosso-Tempo primo
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:59
7 Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67; III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:42
8 Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67; IV. Allegro-Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:43
Hybrid SACD 3: Symphonies 2 & 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 2 in D Op. 36; I. Adagio molto-Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:25
2 Symphony No. 2 in D Op. 36; II. Larghetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:39
3 Symphony No. 2 in D Op. 36; III. Scherzo (Allegro)-Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:19
4 Symphony No. 2 in D Op. 36; IV. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:37
5 Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68; I. Allegro ma non troppo (Awakening of cheerful feelings on arriving in the country)
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:29
6 Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68; II. Andante molto moto (Scene by the brook)
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:54
7 Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68; III. Allegro (Merry gathering of the country folk)
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:18
8 Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68; IV. Allegro (Storm and tempest)
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:16
9 Symphony No. 6 in F 'Pastoral' Op. 68; V. Allegretto (Shepherds' Song. Happy and thankful feelings after the storm)
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:20
Hybrid SACD 4: Symphonies 7 & 8
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92; I. Poco sostenuto-Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:00
2 Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92; II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:02
3 Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92; III. Presto-Assai meno presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:46
4 Symphony No. 7 in A Op. 92; IV. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:40
5 Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93; I. Allegro vivace e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:53
6 Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93; II. Allegretto scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:03
7 Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93; III. Tempo di menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:13
8 Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93; IV. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:57
Hybrid SACD 5: Symphony No. 9
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' Op. 125; I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:31
2 Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' Op. 125; II. Molto vivace-Presto-Molto vivace-Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:24
3 Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' Op. 125; III. Adagio molto e cantabile-Andante moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:17
4 Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' Op. 125; IV. Presto-Allegro molto assai (Alla Marcia)
Ludwig van Beethoven 24:04

Credits

Hybrid SACD 1: Symphonies 1 & 3

balance engineer:
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Rudolf Kempe (1972-06-23 – 1972-06-26) (tracks 5–8)
Rudolf Kempe (1973-04-16 – 1973-04-19) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Münchner Philharmoniker (1972-06-23 – 1972-06-26) (tracks 5–8)
Münchner Philharmoniker (1973-04-16 – 1973-04-19) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
David Mottley (producer) (tracks 1–8)
arrangements:
part of:
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:

Hybrid SACD 2: Symphonies 4 & 5

balance engineer:
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (tracks 5–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Rudolf Kempe (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (tracks 5–8)
Rudolf Kempe (1972-12 – 1973-04) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Münchner Philharmoniker (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (tracks 5–8)
Münchner Philharmoniker (1972-12 – 1973-04) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
David Mottley (producer) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (tracks 5–8)
Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1972-12 – 1973-04) (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 (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. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Scherzo. Allegro (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (track 7)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (track 8)
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: II. Adagio (1972-12 – 1973-04) (track 2)

Hybrid SACD 3: Symphonies 2 & 6

balance engineer:
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (tracks 1–9)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (tracks 5–9)
conductor:
Rudolf Kempe (1972-06-23 – 1972-06-26) (tracks 5–9)
Rudolf Kempe (1973-04-16 – 1973-04-19) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Münchner Philharmoniker (1972-06-23 – 1972-06-26) (tracks 5–9)
Münchner Philharmoniker (1973-04-16 – 1973-04-19) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
David Mottley (producer) (tracks 1–9)
recorded at:
Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1972-06-23 – 1972-06-26) (tracks 5–9)
Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1973-04-16 – 1973-04-19) (tracks 1–4)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
later versions:
part of:
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: II. Larghetto (1973-04-16 – 1973-04-19) (track 2)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro (1973-04-16 – 1973-04-19) (track 3)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: IV. Allegro molto (1973-04-16 – 1973-04-19) (track 4)

Hybrid SACD 4: Symphonies 7 & 8

balance engineer:
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Rudolf Kempe (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (tracks 1–4)
Rudolf Kempe (1972-12-15 – 1972-12-20) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Münchner Philharmoniker (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (tracks 1–4)
Münchner Philharmoniker (1972-12-15 – 1972-12-20) (tracks 5–8)
producer:
David Mottley (producer) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (tracks 1–4)
Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1972-12-15 – 1972-12-20) (tracks 5–8)
arrangements:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, S. 463d: II. Allegretto (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 2)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto (for piano solo, Beethoven (fragment)) (track 1)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Acid Serum (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 7th) (track 2)
Dieron las doce (track 2)
later versions:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (for piano four hands) (track 2)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (for piano four hands) (track 3)
part of:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (track 2)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (track 3)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio (1971-12-20 – 1971-12-23) (track 4)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando (1972-12-15 – 1972-12-20) (track 6)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: III. Tempo di menuetto (1972-12-15 – 1972-12-20) (track 7)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace (1972-12-15 – 1972-12-20) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:

Hybrid SACD 5: Symphony No. 9

balance engineer:
Wolfgang Gülich (engineer) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Rudolf Kempe (1973-05-31 – 1973-06-04) (tracks 1–4)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 4)
orchestra:
Münchner Philharmoniker (1973-05-31 – 1973-06-04) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
David Mottley (producer) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1973-05-31 – 1973-06-04) (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)
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)