Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Egmont, Op. 84: Overture. Sostenuto, ma non troppo – Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:24
2 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:41
3 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: II. Largo
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:17
4 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: III. Rondo. Allegro scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:49
5 Die Weihe des Hauses, Op. 124
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:20
6 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:25
7 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:43
8 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19: III. Rondo. Molto allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:18
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:38
2 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37: II. Largo
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:40
3 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37: III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:24
4 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:37
5 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:19
6 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:29
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Overture Leonore No. 3, Op. 72b
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:59
2 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:09
3 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:44
4 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: III. Menuetto. Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:52
5 Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:10
6 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G major, Op. 58: I. Allegro moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven 17:39
7 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G major, Op. 58: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:45
8 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G major, Op. 58: III. Rondo. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:20
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:23
2 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: II. Larghetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:36
3 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:52
4 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: IV. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:52
5 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": I. Allegro ma non troppo "Awakening of cheerful feelings upon arrival in the country"
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:38
6 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": II. Andante molto mosso "Scene at the brook"
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:25
7 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": III. Allegro "Happy gathering of country folk"
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:44
8 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": IV. Allegro "Thunderstorm"
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:55
9 Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastorale": V. Allegretto "Shepherds' song: Cheerful and thankful feelings after the storm"
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:23
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:52
2 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:43
3 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:52
4 Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica": IV. Finale. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:30
5 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:01
6 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:57
7 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: III. Tempo di menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:12
8 Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:06
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:45
2 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:30
3 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: III. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:52
4 Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:37
5 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:12
6 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:18
7 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: III. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:27
8 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:12
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 61: I. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 25:31
2 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 61: II. Larghetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:16
3 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, Op. 61: III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:47
4 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:14
5 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:35
6 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: III. Scherzo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:01
7 Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:03
CD 8
# 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 16:39
2 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": II. Molto vivace - Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:13
3 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": III. Adagio molto e cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:52
4 Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto - Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 25:46

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1810-06-15) (track 1)
piano:
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1958-04) (tracks 2–4)
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1959-06) (tracks 6–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1788 – 1801) (tracks 6–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1796 – 1797) (tracks 2–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809-10 – 1810-06) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822-09) (track 5)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1958-04) (tracks 2–4)
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1959-06) (tracks 6–8)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 1, 5)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1958-04) (tracks 2–4)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1959-06) (tracks 6–8)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1958-04) (tracks 2–4)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1959-06) (tracks 6–8)
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 124) (track 5)
arrangements:
Egmont, op. 84: Overture (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 1)
Ouvertüre zu "Egmont" (arr. Posch for band) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Regeneration (track 1)
ゴルイ (track 1)
later versions:
part of:
Egmont, op. 84 (track 1)
recording of:

CD 2

piano:
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1958-10) (tracks 1–3)
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1959-06) (tracks 4–6)
additional composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (track 1)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1800) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1800 – 1803) (tracks 2–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 4–6)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1958-10) (tracks 1–3)
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1959-06) (tracks 4–6)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1958-10) (tracks 1–3)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1959-06) (tracks 4–6)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1958-10) (tracks 1–3)
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1959-06) (tracks 4–6)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Rondo (track 3)
later versions:
part of:
recording of:

CD 3

piano:
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1958-04) (tracks 6–8)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 2–5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1807) (tracks 6–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805 – 1806) (track 1)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (tracks 1–5)
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1958-04) (tracks 6–8)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 1–5)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1958-04) (tracks 6–8)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1958-04) (tracks 6–8)
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 72b) (track 1)
arrangements:
part of:
Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21 (movement) (tracks 2–5)
recording of:

CD 4

balance engineer:
Gordon Parry (engineer) (1967-11-13 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808) (tracks 5–9)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (tracks 5–9)
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1967-11-13 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 5–9)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1967-11-13 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1967-11-13 – 1968-09-21) (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 (1967-11-13 – 1968-09-21) (track 2)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro (1967-11-13 – 1968-09-21) (track 3)
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: IV. Allegro molto (1967-11-13 – 1968-09-21) (track 4)

CD 5

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (tracks 1–4)
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 5–8)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 1–4)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 5–8)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 5–8)
arrangements:
part of:
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (track 6)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: III. Tempo di menuetto (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (track 7)
Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (track 8)

CD 6

balance engineer:
Gordon Parry (engineer) (1966-10-12 – 1966-10-14) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1811 – 1812) (tracks 5–8)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (tracks 5–8)
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1966-10-12 – 1966-10-14) (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 5–8)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1966-10-12 – 1966-10-14) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1966-10-12 – 1966-10-14) (tracks 1–4)
arrangements:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, S. 463d: II. Allegretto (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 6)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto (for piano solo, Beethoven (fragment)) (track 5)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Acid Serum (Electronic derivative of Beethoven's 7th) (track 6)
Dieron las doce (track 6)
later versions:
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: II. Allegretto (for piano four hands) (track 6)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92: III. Presto (for piano four hands) (track 7)
part of:
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
recording of:
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: II. Adagio (1966-10-12 – 1966-10-14) (track 2)
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: III. Allegro vivace (1966-10-12 – 1966-10-14) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

CD 7

violin:
Henryk Szeryng (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1808) (tracks 4–7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–3)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (tracks 1–3)
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 4–7)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 1–3)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 4–7)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (tracks 4–7)
arrangements:
Finale from Symphony no. 5 (arr. Woodhouse) (track 7)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, S. 464 no. 5: IV. Allegro (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 7)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (catch all for arrangements) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Allegro (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro (for brass, Frackenpohl) (track 7)
The 5th (track 4)
is the basis for:
クライシス第4楽章 (Parodius) (track 7)
later versions:
part of:
recording of:
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: I. Allegro con brio (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (track 4)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: II. Andante con moto (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (track 5)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: III. Scherzo. Allegro (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (track 6)
Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67: IV. Allegro (1968-09-16 – 1968-09-21) (track 7)

CD 8

piano arranger:
Franz Liszt (track 3)
balance engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (1965-12-08 – 1965-12-12) (tracks 1–4)
bass vocals:
Martti Talvela (bass) (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
choir vocals:
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1822 – 1824) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1823 – 1824) (track 3)
conductor:
Hans Schmidt‐Isserstedt (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (tracks 1–4)
librettist:
Friedrich Schiller (German poet and playwright) (track 4)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Marilyn Horne (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
orchestra:
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (tracks 1–4)
soprano vocals:
Joan Sutherland (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
tenor vocals:
James King (tenor) (1964-05-08 – 1964-05-12) (track 4)
recorded at:
Sofiensaal in Wien, Austria (1965-12-08 – 1965-12-12) (tracks 1–4)
arrangement of:
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:
Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral", S. 464 no. 9 (for piano, Liszt) (movement) (track 3)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)