Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:29
2 Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:23
3 Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1: III. Menuetto & trio: Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:23
4 Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1: IV. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:23
5 Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2 No. 2: I. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:51
6 Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2 No. 2: II. Largo appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:32
7 Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2 No. 2: III. Scherzo & trio: Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:58
8 Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2 No. 2: IV. Rondo. Grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:10
9 Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:03
10 Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:35
11 Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3: III. Scherzo & trio: Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:16
12 Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3: IV. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:09
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7: I. Allegro molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:46
2 Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7: II. Largo, con gran espressione
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:31
3 Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7: III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:59
4 Sonata No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7: IV. Rondo. Poco allegretto e grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:34
5 Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1: I. Molto allegro e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:51
6 Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1: II. Adagio molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:47
7 Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1: III. Finale. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:35
8 Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10 No. 2: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:14
9 Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10 No. 2: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:15
10 Sonata No. 6 in F major, Op. 10 No. 2: III. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:26
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10 No. 3: I. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:53
2 Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10 No. 3: II. Largo e mesto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:51
3 Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10 No. 3: III. Menuetto & trio: Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:49
4 Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10 No. 3: IV. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:52
5 Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:34
6 Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:03
7 Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:56
8 Sonata No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 14 No. 1: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:32
9 Sonata No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 14 No. 1: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:10
10 Sonata No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 14 No. 1: III. Rondo. Allegro commodo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:02
11 Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 14 No. 2: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:40
12 Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 14 No. 2: II. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:04
13 Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 14 No. 2: III. Scherzo. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:26
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 11 in B-flat major, Op. 22: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:00
2 Sonata No. 11 in B-flat major, Op. 22: II. Adagio con molto espressione
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:36
3 Sonata No. 11 in B-flat major, Op. 22: III. Menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:16
4 Sonata No. 11 in B-flat major, Op. 22: IV. Rondo. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:57
5 Sonata No. 12 in A-flat major, Op. 26: I. Andante con variazioni
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:14
6 Sonata No. 12 in A-flat major, Op. 26: II. Scherzo & trio: Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:30
7 Sonata No. 12 in A-flat major, Op. 26: III. Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un eroe
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:10
8 Sonata No. 12 in A-flat major, Op. 26: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:47
9 Sonata No. 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27 No. 1: I. Andante - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:33
10 Sonata No. 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27 No. 1: II. Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:59
11 Sonata No. 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27 No. 1: III. Adagio con espressione
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:05
12 Sonata No. 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27 No. 1: IV. Allegro vivace - Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:17
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:10
2 Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": II. Allegretto & Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:13
3 Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": III. Presto agitato
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:43
4 Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:37
5 Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28: II. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:08
6 Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28: III. Scherzo & Trio: Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:24
7 Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28: IV. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:20
8 Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31 No. 1: I. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:22
9 Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31 No. 1: II. Adagio grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:26
10 Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31 No. 1: III. Rondo. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:32
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2: I. Largo - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:33
2 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:09
3 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2: III. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:08
4 Sonata No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31 No. 3: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:36
5 Sonata No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31 No. 3: II. Scherzo: Allegretto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:06
6 Sonata No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31 No. 3: III. Menuetto & Trio: Moderato e grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:56
7 Sonata No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31 No. 3: IV. Presto con fuoco
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:42
8 Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49 No. 1: I. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:12
9 Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49 No. 1: II. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:23
10 Sonata No. 20 in G major, Op. 49 No. 2: I. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:37
11 Sonata No. 20 in G major, Op. 49 No. 2: II. Tempo di menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:13
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein": I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:20
2 Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein": II. Introduzione: Molto adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:33
3 Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein": III. Rondo. Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:38
4 Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54: I. In tempo d'un menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:51
5 Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:24
6 Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": I. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:39
7 Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:33
8 Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": III. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:38
9 Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp major, Op. 78: I. Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:15
10 Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp major, Op. 78: II. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:41
CD 8
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 25 in G major, Op. 79: I. Presto alla tedesca
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:41
2 Sonata No. 25 in G major, Op. 79: II. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:17
3 Sonata No. 25 in G major, Op. 79: III. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:58
4 Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux": I. Adagio - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:28
5 Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux": II. Andante espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:59
6 Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux": III. Vivacissimamente
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:13
7 Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90: I. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:47
8 Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90: II. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorzutragen
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:56
9 Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101: I. Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:27
10 Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101: II. Lebhaft, marschmäßig
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:01
11 Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101: III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll - Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:22
CD 9
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Andante favori in F major, WoO 57
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:17
2 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:00
3 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": II. Scherzo. Assai vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:50
4 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": III. Adagio sostenuto. Appassionato e molto con sentimento
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:23
5 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": IV. Largo - Allegro risoluto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:37
CD 10
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: I. Vivace, ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:15
2 Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: II. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:30
3 Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: III. Andante, molto cantabile ed espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:44
4 Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110: I. Moderato cantabile, molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:40
5 Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110: II. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:15
6 Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110: III. Adagio, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:01
7 Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110: Fuga, Allegro, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:35
8 Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111: I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:04
9 Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111: II. Arietta: Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 17:24

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1974) (tracks 9–12)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976) (tracks 5–8)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979-09) (tracks 1–4)
balance engineer:
John Pellowe (1979-09) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1793 – 1795) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1794 – 1795) (tracks 5–12)
producer:
Richard Beswick (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
St. George the Martyr (Queen Square, Holborn) in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1979-09) (tracks 1–4)
part of:
recording of:

CD 2

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976) (tracks 8–10)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976-06) (tracks 5–7)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1795 – 1797) (tracks 5–7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1796 – 1797) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1796 – 1798) (tracks 8–10)
producer:
Richard Beswick (tracks 5–7)
recorded at:
All Saints’ Church (Petersham) in Richmond upon Thames, London, England, United Kingdom (1976-06) (tracks 5–7)
part of:
recording of:

CD 3

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979) (tracks 8–13)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979-09) (tracks 1–4)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1980) (tracks 5–7)
balance engineer:
John Pellowe (1979-09) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798) (tracks 1–10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798 – 1799) (tracks 11–13)
producer:
Richard Beswick (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
St. George the Martyr (Queen Square, Holborn) in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1979-09) (tracks 1–4)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Concerto (track 6)
Great Expectations (track 6)
Interludio (track 6)
Overture (track 5)
This Night (track 6)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 6)

CD 4

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1978) (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1800 – 1801) (tracks 5–12)
arrangements:
Sonata no. 11 in B-flat major, op. 22: II. Adagio con molto espressione (arr. David Matthews for String Quartet) (track 2)
part of:
parts:
recording of:

CD 5

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976-06) (tracks 4–7)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1977-09) (tracks 1–3, 8–10)
balance engineer:
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1977-09) (track 1)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (tracks 1–7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 8–10)
producer:
James Walker (ballet/opera conductor, classical recordings producer for Decca) (track 1)
recorded at:
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Mephistopheles (track 1)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 1)
Overture (track 1)
What Is Eternal (track 1)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 1)
orchestrations:
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 1)
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 1)

CD 6

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976-04) (tracks 1–3)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1977-09) (tracks 4–7)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1980-03) (tracks 8–11)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1795 – 1796) (tracks 10–11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1797) (tracks 8–9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 1–7)
is the basis for:
part of:
recording of:

CD 7

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1973-05) (tracks 1–3)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1978) (tracks 4–5)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1978-04) (tracks 6–8)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979) (tracks 9–10)
balance engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1973-05) (tracks 1–2)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (tracks 1–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804) (tracks 4–5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1806) (tracks 6–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 9–10)
producer:
Ray Minshull (tracks 1–2)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1973-05) (tracks 1–2)
part of:
Sonata for Piano no. 22 in F major, op. 54 (movement) (tracks 4–5)
recording of:

CD 8

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1973-10) (tracks 4–6)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976-04) (tracks 9–11)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1978-10) (tracks 7–8)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979-06) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 1–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809 – 1810) (tracks 4–6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (tracks 7–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1816) (tracks 9–11, 11)
arrangements:
Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: II. Lebhaft. Marschmässig (arr. David Matthews for String Quartet) (track 10)
Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (arr. David Matthews for String Quartet) (track 11)
part of:
Sonata for Piano no. 27 in E minor, op. 90 (movement) (tracks 7–8)
Sonata for Piano no. 28 in A major, op. 101 (movement) (tracks 9–11, 11)
recording of:

CD 9

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1980-12) (tracks 2–5)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1981) (track 1)
balance engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1980-12) (tracks 2–5)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1817 – 1818) (tracks 2–5)
producer:
James Walker (ballet/opera conductor, classical recordings producer for Decca) (tracks 2–5)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-12) (tracks 2–5)
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 57) (track 1)
orchestrations:
part of:
recording of:

CD 10

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1972-07) (tracks 4–9)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1974-12) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1820) (tracks 1–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1821) (tracks 4–7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1821 – 1822) (tracks 8–9)
arrangements:
[Ein Stückchen von Beethoven], op. 68 Anh. Nr. 25 (Variation theme from 3rd movement of op. 109) (track 3)
part of:
parts:
recording of: