ACO Audio: Albums & EPs • 3m 8s
A collection of the ACO’s legendary Beethoven recordings, including never-before released recordings of two of his greatest works: Symphonies 5 and 6.
Beethoven has endured for centuries as one of the most popular and beloved composers around the world, with his music found everywhere from concert halls, to film soundtracks, to disco-era chart-toppers. He was a true musical revolutionary and is credited with paving the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras. His music has always been a mainstay of the ACO’s core repertoire, but this marks the first time that they have recorded these two monumental symphonies.
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1–4. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67 [30'34]
5–9. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No.6 in F major, Op.68 'Pastoral' [41'51]
10–14. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (arr. RICHARD TOGNETTI) String Quartet in B-flat major, Op.130 [33'11]
15. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (arr. RICHARD TOGNETTI) Grosse Fuge in B-flat major, Op.133 [16'23]
16. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Romance in F major, Op.50 [7'28]
17. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61: II. Larghetto [8'50]
18. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 'Ah! perfido…Per pietà, non dirmi addio', Op.65 [11'59]
19–21. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No.8 in G major, Op.30, No.3 [17'34]
22–25. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No.9 in A major, Op.47 'Kreutzer' [38'16]
26. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto, Op.61: I. Allegro ma non troppo [23'23]
Richard Tognetti Director and Violin
Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano
Erin Helyard fortepiano
Nicole Car soprano
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Release date: 31 January 2020
Label: ABC Classic
Catalogue number: 481 9075
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