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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Discover Beethoven
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Arthur Grumiaux (violin), Ingrid Haebler (piano), Henryk Szeryng (violin), Bernard Greenhouse (cello), Menahem Pressler (p

[ Decca Virtuoso / CD ]

Release Date: Thursday 12 December 2019

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Beethoven was a visionary genius whose trailblazing symphonies, sonatas and concertos paved the way for the Romantic era. It is a marvel that a composer who became completely deaf, could write some of the most physically exhilarating music in existence.

Tracks:

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
1. Allegro con brio
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Bernard Haitink

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 'Moonlight'
1. Adagio sostenuto
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
2. Allegretto
London Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati

Für Elise (Bagatelle in A minor, WoO59)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 'Spring'
4. Rondo (Allegro ma non troppo)
Ingrid Haebler (piano), Henryk Szeryng (violin)

Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'
2. Adagio un poco mosso
Cleveland Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

Piano Trio No. 7 in B flat Major, Op. 97 'Archduke'
2. Scherzo (Allegro)
Beaux Arts Trio
Bernard Greenhouse (cello), Menahem Pressler (piano), Daniel Guilet (violin)

Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 'Pastoral'
5. Hirtengesang. Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm: Allegretto
Staatskapelle Dresden
Sir Colin Davis

Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 'Pathetique'
2. Adagio cantabile
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19
3. Rondo (Molto allegro)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sir Colin Davis
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19
3. Rondo (Molto allegro)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sir Colin Davis
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral'
4. Presto - allegro assai (excerpt)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsoper
Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano), Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano), Martti Talvela (bass), James King (tenor)