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100 Best Beethoven

James Morris (bass), Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Christian Zacharias (piano), Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Maxim Vengerov (violin), Ulf Hoelscher (violin), Heinrich Schiff (cello), Emil Gilels (piano), John Lill (piano), Stephen Kovacevich (piano), Nikolai Lugansky (piano), Dame Moura Lympany...

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Contents

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace

Work length5:29
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  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Riccardo Muti

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro

Work length3:42
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  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Riccardo Muti

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

Work length8:26
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  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Kurt Sanderling

I. Allegro con brio (Excerpt)

Track length6:28
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III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (Excerpt)

Track length1:58
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60: III. Menuetto. Allegro vivace

Work length5:43
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Wolfgang Sawallisch

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1. Allegro con brio

Work length6:35
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  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Kurt Sanderling

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 ‘Pastoral' - V. Allegretto

Work length6:41
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  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Riccardo Muti

Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84

Work length8:40
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  • New York Philharmonic
  • Kurt Masur

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

Work length16:43
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Wolfgang Sawallisch

I. Vivace (Excerpt)

Track length6:07
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II. Allegretto (Excerpt)

Track length3:18
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IV. Allegro con brio

Track length7:18
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 Excerpt, Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93

Work length7:46
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  • Münchner Philharmoniker
  • Rudolf Kempe

II. Allegretto scherzando

Track length4:02
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IV. Allegro vivace (Excerpt)

Track length3:44
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Beethoven: Die Ruinen von Athen, Op. 113: No. 4, Marcia alla turca. Vivace

Work length1:49
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  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto "O Freunde, nicht diese Töne!" (Excerpt)

Work length6:14
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  • James Morris (bass)
  • Westminster Choir, Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Riccardo Muti

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

Work length13:50
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  • Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Jeffrey Tate

I. Allegro ma non troppo (Excerpt) [Cadenza by Kreisler]

Track length3:59
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II. Larghetto (Excerpt)

Track length3:39
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III. Rondo (Excerpt) [Cadenza by Kreisler]

Track length6:12
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 Excerpt, Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15

Work length8:14
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  • Christian Zacharias (piano)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Hans Vonk

I. Allegro con brio (Excerpt)

Track length4:40
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II. Largo (Excerpt)

Track length3:34
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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19: III. Rondo. Molto allegro

Work length6:28
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  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Beethoven: Romance No. 1 in G Major, Op. 40 (Excerpt)

Work length5:15
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  • Maxim Vengerov (violin)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Mstislav Rostropovich

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37: I. Allegro con brio (Excerpt)

Work length5:32
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  • Christian Zacharias (piano)
  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Hans Vonk

Beethoven: Romance No. 2 in F Major, Op. 50 (Excerpt)

Work length3:13
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  • Maxim Vengerov (violin)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Mstislav Rostropovich

Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56: II. Largo (Excerpt)

Work length5:01
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  • Christian Zacharias (piano), Heinrich Schiff (cello), Ulf Hoelscher (violin)
  • Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
  • Kurt Masur

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

Work length13:14
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell

II. Andante con moto

Track length5:46
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III. Rondo. Vivace (Excerpt)

Track length7:28
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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'

Work length15:17
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell

I. Allegro (Excerpt)

Track length6:41
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II. Adagio un poco mosso (Excerpt)

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III. Rondo. Allegro (Excerpt)

Track length4:41
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Beethoven: Choral Fantasy in C Minor, Op. 80 (Excerpt)

Work length4:50
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  • John Lill (piano)
  • Scottish National Chorus, Scottish National Orchestra
  • Sir Alexander Gibson

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 'Pathetique'

Work length18:37
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  • Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio

Track length8:47
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II. Adagio cantabile

Track length5:33
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III. Rondo. Allegro

Track length4:17
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Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 ‘Moonlight': Adagio sostenuto

Work length5:49
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  • Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Beethoven: Für Elise (Bagatelle in A minor, WoO59)

Work length3:20
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  • Dame Moura Lympany (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 15 in D Major, Op. 28 "Pastoral": IV. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo

Work length4:49
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  • Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "The Tempest": III. Allegretto

Work length6:00
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  • Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)

Beethoven: Minuets WoO 10 - No. 2 in G major

Work length2:54
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  • Dame Moura Lympany (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 "Waldstein": I. Allegro con brio (Excerpt)

Work length4:41
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  • Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

Beethoven: Variations (6) on an original theme 'Die Ruinen von Athen', Op. 76

Work length7:11
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, "Appassionata": I. Allegro assai (Excerpt)

Work length5:46
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  • Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat Major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux": I. Das Lebewohl. Adagio - Allegro

Work length6:33
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  • Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120

Work length2:32
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  • Peter Donohoe (piano)

Tema. Vivace

Track length0:52
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Variation I. Alla marcia maestoso

Track length1:40
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Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-Flat Major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": II. Scherzo. Assai vivace

Work length2:36
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  • Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

Beethoven: 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 5 in G Major, Quasi allegretto

Work length2:27
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  • Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

Beethoven: Rondo a capriccio in G major, Op. 129 ‘Rage over a lost penny'

Work length6:02
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  • Dame Moura Lympany (piano)

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 'Spring'

Work length16:53
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  • Maxim Vengerov (violin), Itamar Golan (piano)

I. Allegro (Excerpt)

Track length3:09
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II. Adagio molto espressivo

Track length6:19
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III. Scherzo. Allegro molto

Track length1:05
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IV. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo

Track length6:20
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Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 5 No. 2: I. (a) Adagio sostenuto ed espressivo

Work length5:57
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  • Paul Tortelier (cello), Eric Heidsieck (piano)

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 12 No. 2: I. Allegro vivace

Work length6:23
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  • Renaud Capuçon (violin), Frank Braley (piano)

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 12 No. 3: II. Adagio con molt'espressione

Work length6:03
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  • Renaud Capuçon (violin), Frank Braley (piano)

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 23: III. Allegro molto (Excerpt)

Work length2:03
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  • Renaud Capuçon (violin), Frank Braley (piano)

Beethoven: Flute Sonata in B-Flat Major, Anh. 4: II. Polonaise

Work length4:16
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  • Michel Debost (flute), Christian Ivaldi (piano)

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 8 in G Major, Op. 30 No. 3: III. Allegro vivace

Work length3:23
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  • Renaud Capuçon (violin), Frank Braley (piano)

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47 ‘Kreutzer'

Work length11:24
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  • Maxim Vengerov (violin), Alexander Markovich (piano)

II. Andante (Excerpt)

Track length2:31
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III. Finale. Presto

Track length8:53
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Beethoven: Variations (12) on "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen" for Cello and Piano, Op. 66

Work length9:29
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  • Paul Tortelier (cello), Eric Heidsieck (piano)

Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69: I. Allegro ma non tanto (Excerpt)

Work length4:39
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  • Jacqueline du Pré (cello), Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

Beethoven: 10 National Airs with Variations for Flute and Piano, Op. 107: No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Air tirolien. I bin a Tiroler Bua

Work length4:36
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  • Wolfgang Schulz (flute), Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)

Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102 No. 2: III. Allegro - Allegro fugato

Work length4:50
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  • Gautier Capuçon (cello), Frank Braley (piano)

Beethoven: Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-Flat Major, Op. 16: III. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo

Work length5:48
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  • Melos Ensemble

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1: II. Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato (Excerpt)

Work length3:54
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  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4: III. Menuetto. Allegretto

Work length3:27
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  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)

Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 11 "Gassenhauer": II. Adagio

Work length5:12
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  • The Nash Ensemble

Beethoven: 3 Duets for Clarinet and Bassoon, WoO 27, No. 1 in C Major: I. Allegro commodo

Work length3:51
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  • Melos Ensemble, Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), William Waterhouse (bassoon)

Beethoven: Septet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20: III. Tempo di menuetto

Work length3:09
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  • Melos Ensemble

Beethoven: Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D Major, Op. 25

Work length10:21
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  • Michel Debost (flute), Gérard Jarry (violin), Serge Collot (viola)

I. Entrata. Allegro

Track length3:22
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II. Tempo ordinario d'un menuetto

Track length4:50
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III. Allegro molto

Track length2:09
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Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 "Razumovsky": I. Allegro

Work length9:29
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  • Alban Berg Quartett (string quartet)

Beethoven: March for Wind Sextet in B-Flat Major, WoO 29

Work length1:20
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  • Melos Ensemble

Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 5 in D Major, Op. 70 No. 1 "Ghost": II. Largo assai ed espressivo (Excerpt)

Work length5:16
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  • Chung Trio, Kyung Wha Chung (violin), Myung-Wha Chung (cello), Myung-Whun Chung (piano)

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, Op. 74 "Harp": I. Poco adagio - Allegro

Work length8:39
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  • Hungarian Quartet (string quartet)

Beethoven: Sextet in E-Flat Major, Op. 81b: III. Rondo. Allegro

Work length5:37
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  • Melos Ensemble

Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke": I. Allegro moderato (Excerpt)

Work length4:24
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  • Chung Trio, Kyung Wha Chung (violin), Myung-Wha Chung (cello), Myung-Whun Chung (piano)

Beethoven: Wind Octet in E-Flat Major, Op. 103: IV. Finale. Presto

Work length3:45
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  • Melos Ensemble

Beethoven: Zärtliche Liebe 'Ich liebe dich', WoO 123

Work length1:46
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  • Olaf Bär (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

Beethoven: Wonne der Wehmut, Op. 83 No. 1

Work length2:47
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  • Elly Ameling (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano)

Beethoven: Der Kuss, Op. 128

Work length2:00
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  • Walter Berry (bass-baritone), Gerald Moore (piano)

Beethoven: Mephistos Flohlied, Op. 75, 3

Work length2:21
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  • Walter Berry (bass-baritone), Gerald Moore (piano)

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Irish Songs (12), WoO 154

Work length3:56
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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Eduard Drolc (violin), Gerald Moore (piano), Irmgard Poppen (cello), Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)

No. 9, Oh! Would I Were But That Sweet Linnet

Track length2:31
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No. 12, He Promised Me at Parting

Track length1:25
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Beethoven: Adelaide, Op. 46

Work length5:51
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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bass-baritone), Hartmut Höll (piano)

Beethoven: Marmotte, Op. 52 No. 7

Work length2:07
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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bass-baritone), Hartmut Höll (piano)

Beethoven: 6 Lieder, Op. 48: No. 4, Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur

Work length2:18
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  • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bass-baritone), Hartmut Höll (piano)

Beethoven: Mass in C major, Op. 86: Kyrie

Work length5:34
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  • Elly Ameling (soprano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Theo Altmeyer (tenor), Marius Rintzler (bass)
  • New Philharmonia Chorus, New Philhamonia Orchestra
  • Carlo Maria Giulini

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 123

Work length8:00
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  • Carol Vaness (soprano), Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano), Hans Peter Blochwitz (tenor), Hans Tschammer (bass)
  • Tallis Chamber Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Jeffrey Tate

Gloria in excelsis Deo - Gratias agimus tibi

Track length5:00
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Et resurrexit

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Beethoven: Fidelio Overture Op. 72c

Work length6:51
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Sir Simon Rattle

Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72, Act 1

Work length24:16
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  • Thomas Ebenstein (tenor), Juliane Banse (soprano), Angela Denoke (soprano), Alan Held (bass-baritone), Ion Tibrea (baritone), Rainer Trost (tenor), László Polgár (bass)
  • Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Sir Simon Rattle

"O wär' ich schon mit dir vereint" (Marzelline)

Track length3:54
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"Mir ist so wunderbar" (Marzelline, Leonore, Rocco, Jaquino)

Track length3:39
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"Ha! Welch' ein Augenblick!" (Pizarro, Chorus)

Track length3:12
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"Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin? ... Komm, Hoffnung, lass den letzten Stern" (Leonore)

Track length7:29
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"O welche Lust" (Chorus, Prisoners)

Track length6:02
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Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72 - Act II

Work length7:28
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  • Angela Denoke (soprano), Jon Villars (tenor), Juliane Banse (soprano), Rainer Trost (tenor), Thomas Quasthoff (bass-baritone), László Polgár (bass)
  • Berliner Philharmoniker, Arnold Schoenberg Chor
  • Sir Simon Rattle

"O namenlose Freude!" (Leonore, Florestan)

Track length3:33
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"Wer ein holdes Weib errungen" (Chorus, Florestan, Leonore, Marzelline, Jaquino, Don Fernando, Rocco)

Track length3:55
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