Beethoven for All: Music of Power, Passion and Beauty - Anna Samuil (soprano); Daniel Barenboim (piano); Peter Seiffert (tenor); Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano); Wolfgang Koch (bass); Vokalensemble K÷lner Dom (choir, chorus); Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

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  1. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: 1. Allegro con brio
  2. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: 3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
  3. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73: 2. Adagio un poco mosso
  4. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: 3. Rondo: Allegro scherzando
  5. Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor ("Appassionata"), Op. 57: 1. Allegro assai - Pi? allegro
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  1. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67: 1. Allegro con brio
  2. Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: 3. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
  3. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73: 2. Adagio un poco mosso
  4. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: 3. Rondo: Allegro scherzando
  5. Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor ("Appassionata"), Op. 57: 1. Allegro assai - Pi? allegro
  6. Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68: 1. Allegro ma non troppo
  7. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 3. Rondo: Allegro
  8. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58: 3. Rondo: Vivace
  9. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: 1. Adagio sostenuto
  10. Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93: 2. Allegretto scherzando
  11. Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Path?tique"), Op. 13: 2. Adagio cantabile
  12. Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68: 5. Allegretto
  13. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 2. Largo
  14. Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2. Allegretto
  15. Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral"), Op. 125: 4. Presto: O Freunde, nicht diese T÷ne! - Allegro assai: Freude, sch÷ner G÷tterfunken - Andante mae
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Repackaging Beethoven series recordings into an introductory album for newcomers to classical music is something that happens often, but this release featuring Argentine-Israeli-Spanish-Palestinian conductor Daniel Barenboim is not exactly typical of the genre. It consists of excerpts from Barenboim recordings made with two different orchestras, ...

Beethoven for All: Music of Power, Passion and Beauty 2012, Decca

UPC: 028947835134

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