Herbert von Karajan - Beethoven: 9 Symphonies


Deutsche Grammophon



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No. of Discs: 8


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8LP 180-gram box set limited to 1,200 copies

Mastered from original ATP files

Luxury black linen box with specially commissioned artwork

It is already a landmark in the history of recorded music and one of the crown jewels in DG's catalog, but this
special edition of Herbert von Karajan's 1963 Beethoven Symphony Cycle is a particularly thrilling part of the
DG120 celebrations. Only 1,200 of this 8LP set will be manufactured, presented in a luxury black linen box with
artwork specially commissioned from artist Gregor Hildebrandt. Pressed on 180-gram vinyl by Optimal and
mastered from original ATP files.

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
9 Symphonies
LP 1
Side A:
Symphony No.1 in C, op.21
1. 1. Adagio molto. Allegro con brio
2. 2. Andante cantabile con moto
3. 3. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace)
4. 4. Finale (Adagio. Allegro molto e vivace)
Side B:
Symphony No.2 in D, op.36
1. 1. Adagio molto. Allegro con brio
2. 2. Larghetto
3. 3. Scherzo (Allegro)
4. 4. Allegro molto

LP 2
Symphony No.3 in E-Flat, op.55, Eroica
Side A:
1. 1. Allegro con brio
2. 2. Marcia funebre (Adagio assai)
Side B:
1. 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
2. 4. Finale (Allegro molto)

LP 3
Symphony No.4 in B-Flat, op.60
Side A:
1. 1. Adagio. Allegro vivace
2. 2. Adagio
Side B:
1. 3. Allegro vivace
2. 4. Allegro ma non troppo

LP 4
Symphony No.5 in C Minor, op.67
Side A:
1. 1. Allegro con brio
2. 2. Andante con moto
Side B:
1. 3. Allegro
2. 4. Allegro

LP 5
Symphony No.6 in F, op.68, Pastoral
Side A:
1. 1. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande: Allegro ma non troppo
2. 2. Szene am Bach: (Andante molto mosso)
Side B:
1. 3. Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute (Allegro)
2. 4. Gewitter, Strum (Allegro)
3. 5. Hirtengesang. Frohe und dankbare Gefuhle nach dem Sturm: Allegretto

LP 6
Symphony No.7 in A, op.92
Side A:
1. 1. Poco sostenuto. Vivace
2. 2. Allegretto
Side B:
1. 3. Presto. Assai meno presto
2. 4. Allegro con brio

LP 7
Symphony No.8 in F, op.93
Side A:
1. 1. Allegro vivace e con brio
2. 2. Allegretto scherzando
3. 3. Tempo did menuetto
4. 4. Allegro vivace
Side B:
Symphony No.9 in D Minor, op.125, Choral Beginning
1. 1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso

LP 8
Symphony No.9 in D Minor, op.125, Choral Conclusion
Side A:
1. 2. Molto vivace
2. 3. Adagio molto e conatabile
Side B:
1. 4. Presto
2. 5. Presto. "O Freunde nicht diese Tone"

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