George Szell conducts Beethoven

Symphonies & Overtures

5 CDs Box Set

Ludwig van Beethoven, George Szell, Cleveland Orchestra

Sony, 2013

Description

Szell conducts Beethoven – Tracklist:

Disc 1

  1. Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: I. Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
  2. Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto
  3. Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: III. Menuetto – Allegro molto e vivace
  4. Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21: IV. Adagio – Allegro molto e vivace
  5. Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”: I. Allegro ma non troppo (Erwachen heiterer Emfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande)
  6. Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”: II. Andante molto moto (Szene am Bach)
  7. Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”: III. Allegro (Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute)
  8. Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”: IV. Allegro (Gewitter Sturm)
  9. Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”: V. Allegretto (Hirtengesang: Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm)
  10. Egmont Overture, Op. 84

Disc 2

  1. Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica”: I. Allegro con brio
  2. Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica”: II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai
  3. Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica”: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
  4. Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica”: IV. Finale. Allegro molto
  5. Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: I. Allegro vivace e con brio
  6. Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: II. Allegretto scherzando
  7. Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: III. Tempo di Menuetto
  8. Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93: IV. Allegro vivace

Disc 3

  1. Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 in B-Flat Major: I. Adagio – Allegro vivace
  2. Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 in B-Flat Major: Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 in B-Flat Major: II. Adagio
  3. Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 in B-Flat Major: III. Allegro vivace – Trio. Un poco meno allegro
  4. Symphony No. 4, Op. 60 in B-Flat Major: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
  5. Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: I. Poco sostenuto – Vivace
  6. Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
  7. Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: III. Presto – Presto meno assai
  8. Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio
  9. Overture “King Stephen”, Op. 117

Disc 4

  1. Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: I. Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
  2. Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: II. Larghetto
  3. Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: III. Scherzo. Allegro
  4. Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: IV. Allegro molto
  5. Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
  6. Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: II. Andante con moto
  7. Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: III. Scherzo. Allegro
  8. Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: IV. Finale. Allegro

Disc 5

  1. Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”: I. Allegro ma non troppo- un poco maestoso
  2. Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”: II. Molto vivace
  3. Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”: III. Adagio molto e cantabile – Andante moderato
  4. Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”: IV. Presto
  5. Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 “Choral”: Presto – Recitativo: O Freunde, nicht diese Tone! (Final Chorus on Schiller’s “Ode to Joy”)
  6. Fidelio Overture, Op. 72
  7. by George Szell;The Cleveland Orchestra