Quintessence Beethoven: Complete Symphonies

Quintessence Beethoven: Complete Symphonies
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
Artist Staatskapelle Dresden
Herbert Blomsted conductor
Format 5 CD
Cat. number 96040
EAN code 5028421960401
Release October 2019

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Brilliant Classics proudly presents the brand-new 5-CD sets series: QUINTESSENCE, attractively priced compact box sets containing essential core classical repertoire in outstanding performances. Aimed at attracting both the discerning classical connoisseur and the classical newcomer it presents the pillars of classical music: Beethoven complete symphonies, Bach Passions, Schubert symphonies, Mozart piano sonatas, Telemann Tafelmusik, Vivaldi 4 Seasons plus concertos, Shostakovich string quartets, Dvorak symphonies, Grieg Lyric Pieces, Haydn London Symphonies. World class performers include Staatskapelle Dresden with Herbert Blomstedt, Staatskapelle Berlin with Otmar Suitner, Klára Würtz, Håkon Austbø, Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra with Ádám Fischer, Rubio Quartet and others. The fresh and colourful artwork is eye-catching while the booklet contains liner notes in English. A new series at an unbeatable price!

Track list

Disk 1

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: I. Adagio molto –Allegro con brio
  2. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: III. Menuetto & trio. Allegro molto e vivace
  4. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: IV. Finale. Adagio –Allegro molto e vivace
  5. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55: I. Allegro con brio
  6. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55: II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai
  7. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55: III. Scherzo & trio. Allegro vivace
  8. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55: IV. Allegro molto – poco andante – presto

Disk 2

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: I. Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
  2. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: II. Larghetto
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: III. Scherzo & trio. Allegro
  4. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: IV. Allegro molto
  5. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60: I. Adagio – Allegro vivace
  6. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60: II. Adagio
  7. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60: III. Menuetto. Allegro vivace –Trio. Un poco meno allegro
  8. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60: IV. Allegro ma non troppo

Disk 3

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
  2. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: III. Allegro
  4. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro – presto
  5. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68: I. Allegro ma non troppo
  6. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68: II. Andante molto mosso
  7. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68: III. Allegro – sempre più stretto –in tempo d’allegro – Tempo i – presto
  8. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68: IV. Allegro
  9. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68: V. Allegretto

Disk 4

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto – Vivace
  2. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: III. Presto – Assai meno presto
  4. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio
  5. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
  6. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando
  7. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: III. Tempo di menuetto
  8. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace

Disk 5

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125: I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
  2. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125: II. Molto vivace – presto
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125: III. Adagio molto e cantabile – Andante moderato – Tempo i – Andante moderato –Adagio – lo stesso tempo
  4. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125: IV. Presto – Allegro assai – presto – recitativo – Allegro assai – Allegro assai vivace (alla marcia) – Andante maestoso – Adagio ma non troppo ma divoto – Allegro energico e sempre ben marcato – Allegro ma non tanto – presto – maestoso – prestissimo