Tracklist

CD 1
# 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 17:51
2 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": II. Molto vivace - Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:00
3 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": III. Adagio molto e cantabile - Andante moderato - Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:32
4 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto - Allegro ma non troppo - Allegro assai - Presto - Allegro assai vivace: alla marcia - Andante maestoso - Allegro energico, sempre ben marcato - Allegro ma non tanto - Poco adagio - Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 25:01

Credits

CD 1

bass vocals:
Otto Edelmann (Austrian bass) (1951-07-29) (track 4)
choir vocals:
Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele (Bayreuth Festival Chorus) (1951-07-29) (track 4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1951-07-29) (tracks 1–4)
contralto vocals:
Elisabeth Höngen (Contralto) (1951-07-29) (track 4)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 4)
orchestra:
Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele (1951-07-29) (tracks 1–4)
soprano vocals:
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (German-born Austrian/British soprano opera) (1951-07-29) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
Hans Hopf (Germanic tenor) (1951-07-29) (track 4)
recorded at:
Richard-Wagner-Festspielhaus in Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany (1951-07-29) (tracks 1–4)
edits:
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:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)

Release

producer: Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979)
part of: Great Recordings of the Century (EMI Classics)
ASIN: US: B00000GCA7 [info]
US: B000TETMMO [info]
purchase for mail-order: http://www.emiclassics.com/releasedetails.php?rid=23206 [info]