Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fantasy for Piano, Choir, and Orchestra in C minor, op. 80 "Choral Fantasy"
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:47
2 [broadcast commentary]
[no artist] 0:15
3 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:46
4 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": II. Molto vivace - Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:37
5 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 13:02
6 Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale
Ludwig van Beethoven 23:16
7 [broadcast commentary]
[no artist] 0:33

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Ania Dorfmann (1939-12-02) (track 1)
bass vocals:
Nicola Moscona (1939-12-02) (track 6)
choir vocals:
Westminster Choir (Princeton, USA) (1939-12-02) (tracks 1, 6)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 3–6)
conductor:
Arturo Toscanini (1939-12-02) (tracks 1, 3–6)
contralto vocals:
Kerstin Thorborg (1939-12-02) (track 6)
dedicated to:
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 6)
lyricist:
Christoph Kuffner (track 1)
orchestra:
NBC Symphony Orchestra (1939-12-02) (tracks 1, 3–6)
soprano vocals:
Jarmila Novotna (1939-12-02) (track 6)
spoken vocals:
Gene Hamilton (1939-12-02) (tracks 2, 7)
tenor vocals:
Jan Peerce (operatic tenor) (1939-12-02) (track 6)
premiered at:
Ludwig van Beethoven at Theater an der Wien (1808-12-22) (1808-12-22) (track 1)
premiered at:
Theater an der Wien in Wien, Austria (1808-12-22) (track 1)
part of:
arrangements:
is based on:
An die Freude (track 6)
is the basis for:
A Last Illusion (track 6)
Beethoven (track 4)
Euroopa hümn (track 6)
Ode an die Freude (track 6)
On the Fritz (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 9th) (track 6)
Overture (track 6)
What Is Eternal (track 6)
later versions:
March from A Clockwork Orange (Beethoven: Ninth Symphony: Fourth Movement, abridged) (track 6)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": II. Molto vivace - Presto (arranged by Mahler for large orchestra) (track 4)
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale. Presto - Allegro assai (arranged by Mahler for large orchestra) (track 6)
地球交響曲-合唱- (Hanjuku Hero 4: The 7 Hanjuku Heroes) (track 6)
live recording of:
part of:
parts:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 5)

Release

part of: Great Conductors (Naxos Historical)
ASIN: UK: B00002MXQU [info]