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 Offer,Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-9 & Overtures

Katerina Beranova (soprano), Lilli Paasikivi (alto), Robert Dean Smith (tenor) & Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, GewandhausChor, GewandhausKinderchor & MDF Rundfunkchor, Riccardo Chailly

Readings focused entirely on the composer, not on debating how things ‘should’ sound...The playing is responsive and immaculate throughout, forming the backbone of Chailly’s brilliantly authentic... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    23rd January 2012
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    2012
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Contents

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

23:09
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2007-06-09
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio

8:00

2. Andante cantabile con moto

6:27

3. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace)

3:13

4. Finale (Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace)

5:29

Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op. 43

4:54
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-11-29
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

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

30:27
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-01-30
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio

11:36

2. Larghetto

9:13

3. Scherzo (Allegro)

3:28

4. Allegro molto

6:10

Beethoven: Overture "Leonore No. 3", Op. 72 b

12:28
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-05-23
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

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

42:20
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2008-10-04
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Allegro con brio

15:11

2. Marcia funebre (Adagio assai)

12:11

3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)

5:29

4. Finale (Allegro molto)

9:29

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72

6:35
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-11-29
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

Overture

6:35

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

29:40
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-05-23
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Adagio - Allegro vivace

10:28

2. Adagio

7:42

3. Allegro vivace

5:11

4. Allegro ma non troppo

6:19

Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84

8:11
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-05-30
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

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

38:13
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2008-05-23
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Poco sostenuto - Vivace

13:24

2. Allegretto

7:50

3. Presto - Assai meno presto

8:11

4. Allegro con brio

8:48

Beethoven: The Ruins of Athens Overture, Op. 113

4:37
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-05-23
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

Overture

4:37
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

22:29
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-05-30
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Allegro vivace e con brio

8:12

2. Allegretto scherzando

3:42

3. Tempo di menuetto

4:16

4. Allegro vivace

6:19

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

7:00
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2007-06-09
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

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

30:06
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-09-12
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Allegro con brio

6:39

2. Andante con moto

8:25

3. Allegro

4:25

4. Allegro

10:37

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

38:28
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-11-29
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

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

10:17

2. Szene am Bach: (Andante molto mosso)

10:46

3. Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute (Allegro)

4:57

4. Gewitter, Sturm (Allegro)

3:38

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

8:50

Beethoven: Overture "Namensfeier", Op. 115

6:05
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-11-29
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

Beethoven: König Stephan Overture, Op. 117

6:02
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Recorded: 2009-11-29
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

Overture

6:02

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

1:02:50
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, MDR Rundfunkchor, GewandhausKinderchor, Gewandhauschor Leipzig
  • Riccardo Chailly
  • Katerina Beranova (soprano), Lilli Paasikivi (mezzo-soprano), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass), Robert Dean Smith (tenor)
  • Recorded: 2008-12-31
  • Recording Venue: Gewandhaus, Leipzig

1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso

13:32

2. Molto vivace

14:16

3. Adagio molto e cantabile

12:51

4. Presto - Allegro ma non troppo

22:11
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