Tracklist

CD 1: Symphonies 1 & 3
CD 2: Symphonies 2 & 4
CD 3: Symphonies 5 & 6
CD 4: Symphonies 7 & 8
CD 5: Symphony No. 9 'Choral'
CD 6: Piano Concertos 1 & 2
CD 7: Piano Concertos 3 & 5
CD 8: Piano Concertos No. 4 & Op. 61
CD 9: Violin Concerto, Romances for Violin and Orchestra
CD 10: Triple Concerto, Piano Concerto WoO4, Rondo WoO6
CD 11: Overtures, Die Weihe des Hauses - Excerpts
CD 12: Orchestral Works, Organ Works
CD 13: Dances I
CD 14: Dances II
CD 15: Music for Wind Ensemble I
CD 16: Music for Wind Ensemble II
CD 17: Chamber Music for Flute I
CD 18: Chamber Music for Flute II
CD 19: Septet Op. 20, Sextet Op. 81b
CD 20: Quintet Op. 16, Trio Op. 11, Horn Sonata
CD 21: Trio Op. 38, Duo WoO 40
CD 22: Serenade Op. 25; Rondo WoO 41; Trio Hess 48; Works for Mandolin & Piano
CD 23: Piano Quartets
CD 24: Piano Trios I
CD 25: Piano Trios II
CD 26: Piano Trios III
CD 27: Piano Trios IV
CD 28: Piano Trios V
CD 29: Cello Sonatas I
CD 30: Cello Sonatas II; Cello Variations
CD 31: Violin Sonatas I
CD 32: Violin Sonatas II
CD 33: Violin Sonatas III
CD 34: Violin Sonatas IV
CD 35: String Trios I
CD 36: String Trios II
CD 37: String Quartets Op. 18 Nos. 1-3
CD 38: String Quartets Op. 18 Nos. 4-6, Minuet In A Flat Hess 33
CD 39: String Quartets Op. 59 'Rasumovsky' Nos. 1 & 2
CD 40: String Quartets Op. 59 No. 3 'Rasumovsky'; Op. 74 'Harp'
CD 41: String Quartets Opp. 95 'Quartetto Serioso' & 130; Grosse Fuge Op. 133
CD 42: String Quartets Opp. 127 & 131
CD 43: String Quartets Opp. 132 & 135
CD 44: Music for String Ensembles I
CD 45: Music for String Ensembles II
CD 46: Piano Sonatas Opp. 106 'Hammerklavier' & 111
CD 47: Piano Sonatas Opp. 101, 109, 110 & 90
CD 48: Piano Sonatas Op. 57 'Appassionata', Op. 54, Op. 81a 'Les Adieux', Op. 31 No. 1
CD 49: Piano Sonatas Op. 31 No. 2 'Tempest', Op. 31 No. 3, Op. 53 'Waldstein', Op. 49 No. 1
CD 50: Piano Sonatas Op. 2 No. 1, Op. 79, Op. 10 Nos. 1 & 2, Op. 14 No. 1
CD 51: Piano Sonatas Op. 14 No. 2, Op. 27 Nos. 1 & 2 'Moonlight', Op. 28 'Pastoral'
CD 52: Piano Sonatas Op. 10 No. 3, Op. 2 Nos. 2 & 3
CD 53: Piano Sonatas Op. 13 'Pathetique', Op. 22, Op. 26 'Funeral March', Op. 78
CD 54: Piano Sonatas Op. 7, Op. 49 No. 2
CD 55: Piano Variations I; Piano Sonata Op. 49 No. 2
CD 56: Piano Variations II
CD 57: Piano Variations III; Piano Sonatas WoO 47; Miscellaneous Piano Works I
CD 58: Piano Variations IV; Bagatelles I
CD 59: Bagatelles II; Miscellaneous Piano Works II
CD 60: Miscellaneous Piano Works III; Piano Variations V
CD 61: Piano Works 4-hands
CD 62: Leonore (beginning)
CD 63: Leonore (conclusion)
# Title Rating Length
1 Leonore: Act II. No. 12 Finale "O welche Lust!" (Chorus of the Prisoners)
8:38
2 Leonore: Act II. "Entfernt euch jetzt!" (Rocco, Leonore)
2:52
3 Leonore: Act II. "Wir müssen gleich zu Werke schreiten" (Rocco, Leonore, Marzelline, Pizarro)
3:46
4 Leonore: Act II. "Auf euch nur will ich bauen" (Pizarro, Chorus)
3:50
5 Leonore: Act III. No. 13 Recitative and Aria "Gott! Welch dunkel hier!" (Florestan)
10:57
6 Leonore: Act III. No. 14 Melodrama and Duet "Wie kalt ist es" (Leonore, Rocco)
6:01
7 Leonore: Act III. "Er erwacht!" (Leonore, Rocco, Florestan)
2:13
8 Leonore: Act III. No. 15 Trio "Euch werde Lohn in bessern Welten" (Florestan, Rocco, Leonore)
6:49
9 Leonore: Act III. "Alles ist bereit" (Rocco, Leonore, Pizarro)
0:32
10 Leonore: Act III. No. 16 Quartet "Er sterbe!" (Pizarro, Florestan, Leonore, Rocco)
4:38
11 Leonore: Act III. "Die Waffe hab'ich mir" (Leonore)
0:13
12 Leonore: Act III. No. 17 Recitative and Duet "Ich kann mich noch nicht fassen" (Florestan, Leonore)
9:27
13 Leonore: Act III. "O Leonore, sprich!" (Florestan, Leonore)
0:35
14 Leonore: Act III. No. 18 Finale "Zur Rache" (Chorus, Leonore, Florestan, Rocco, Don Fernando)
5:07
15 Leonore: Act III. "O Gott! O welch ein Augenblick!" (Leonore, Marzelline, Florestan, Don Fernando, Rocco, Chorus)
5:04
16 Leonore: Act III. "Wie lange habt Ihr sie getragen?" (Don Fernando, Florestan, Rocco, Chorus, Leonore, Marzelline, Jaquino)
2:04
17 Leonore: Act III. "Preist mit hoher Freude Glut" (Chorus)
0:39
18 Leonore: Act III. "Wer ein solches Weib errungen" (Florestan, Marzelline, Jaquino, Rocco, Don Fernando, Chorus)
4:54
CD 64: Fidelio (beginning)
CD 65: Fidelio (conclusion)
CD 66: Egmont
CD 67: The Creatures of Prometheus; Ritterballett
CD 68: The Ruins of Athens; King Stephan; Germania; Chor Auf Die Verbündeten Fürsten: 'Ihr Weisen Gründer'
CD 69: Arias
CD 70: Cantatas: On the Death of Joseph II; On the Accession of Leopold II
CD 71: Der Glorreiche Augenblick; Polyphonic Italian Songs WoO 99
CD 72: Miscellaneous Vocal Works
CD 73: Christus am Ölberge
CD 74: Mass in C
CD 75: Missa Solemnis
CD 76: Songs I
CD 77: Songs II
CD 78: Songs III
CD 79: Songs IV
CD 80: Canons, Epigrams and Jokes; Irish Songs WoO 152 & 153
CD 81: Irish Songs WoO 152 & 153 (continued)
CD 82: 12 Irish Songs WoO 154
CD 83: 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155
CD 84: 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156; 12 verschiedene Volkslieder WoO 157
CD 85: 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108; 23 Lieder verschiedener Völker WoO158a (selection)
CD 86: Folk Songs WoO 158

Credits

CD 63: Leonore (conclusion)

baritone vocals and choir vocals:
Siegfried Lorenz (track 1)
bass vocals:
Theo Adam (German classical bass-baritone) (tracks 3–4, 9–10)
Hermann Christian Polster (tracks 14–16, 18)
Karl Ridderbusch (tracks 2–3, 6–10, 14–16, 18)
choir vocals:
MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig (tracks 1, 4, 14–18)
choir vocals and tenor vocals:
Richard Cassilly (track 1)
Reiner Goldberg (track 1)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805) (tracks 1–18)
conductor:
Herbert Blomstedt (1976) (tracks 1–18)
orchestra:
Staatskapelle Dresden (tracks 1–18)
soprano vocals:
Helen Donath (tracks 3, 14–16, 18)
Edda Moser (tracks 2–3, 6–16, 18)
tenor vocals:
Eberhard Büchner (tracks 14–16, 18)
Richard Cassilly (tracks 5, 7–8, 10, 12–16, 18)
part of:
Leonore, Hess 109 (tracks 1–18)
recording of: