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Beethoven: The Symphonies

Karita Mattila (soprano), Violeta Urmana (contralto), Thomas Moser (tenor), Thomas Quasthoff (bass)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra & Eric-Ericson Chamber Choir, Claudio Abbado

One could say, briefly but not inaccurately, that this is the antithesis of Karajan. Where he was smooth, this is rugged. Where he went in for broad tempos in slow movements, Abbado moves things... More…

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Contents

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21

Work length26:49
$3.40
$4.20
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2001-02
  • Recording Venue: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio

Track length9:03
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2. Andante cantabile con moto

Track length7:39
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3. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace)

Track length4:33
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4. Finale (Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace)

Track length5:34
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 'Eroica'

Work length48:41
$3.40
$4.20
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2001-02
  • Recording Venue: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

1. Allegro con brio

Track length16:56
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2. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai

Track length14:49
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3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace

Track length5:51
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4. Finale. Allegro molto

Track length11:05
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36

Work length33:27
$3.40
$4.20
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2001-02
  • Recording Venue: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio

Track length12:13
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2. Larghetto

Track length10:49
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3. Scherzo (Allegro)

Track length4:24
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4. Allegro molto

Track length6:01
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60

Work length33:54
$3.40
$4.20
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2001-02
  • Recording Venue: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

1. Adagio - Allegro vivace

Track length11:34
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2. Adagio

Track length9:47
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3. Allegro vivace

Track length5:54
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4. Allegro ma non troppo

Track length6:39
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Work length35:16
$3.40
$4.20
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2001-02
  • Recording Venue: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

1. Allegro con brio

Track length7:25
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2. Andante con moto

Track length9:29
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3. Allegro

Track length7:59
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4. Allegro

Track length10:23
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 'Pastoral'

Work length39:07
$4.25
$5.25
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2001-02
  • Recording Venue: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

1. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande: Allegro ma non troppo

Track length11:26
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2. Szene am Bach: (Andante molto mosso)

Track length10:33
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3. Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute (Allegro)

Track length5:09
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4. Gewitter, Sturm (Allegro)

Track length3:25
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5. Hirtengesang. Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm: Allegretto

Track length8:34
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Work length38:21
$3.40
$4.20
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2001-02
  • Recording Venue: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

1. Poco sostenuto - Vivace

Track length13:33
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2. Allegretto

Track length7:39
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3. Presto - Assai meno presto

Track length8:58
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4. Allegro con brio

Track length8:11
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

Work length26:33
$3.40
$4.20
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2001-02
  • Recording Venue: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

1. Allegro vivace e con brio

Track length9:21
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2. Allegretto scherzando

Track length4:13
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3. Tempo di menuetto

Track length5:48
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4. Allegro vivace

Track length7:11
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral'

Work length1:02:14
$4.25
$5.25
  • Karita Mattila (soprano), Violeta Urmana (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Quasthoff (bass (vocal)), Thomas Moser (tenor), Tõnu Kaljuste (chorus master)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 2000-05-01
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Berlin Philharmonie

1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso

Track length14:18
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2. Molto vivace

Track length13:03
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3. Adagio molto e cantabile

Track length12:48
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4. Presto - Allegro assai

Track length5:37
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4. Presto - "O Freunde nicht diese Töne" -

Track length16:28
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