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An Introduction to Ludwig van Beethoven

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> Die Geschopfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), Op. 43 - Die Geschopfe des Prometheus (The Creatures of Prometheus), Op. 43
> Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73, "Emperor" - I. Allegro
> Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73, "Emperor" - II. Adagio un poco mosso
> Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73, "Emperor" - III. Rondo: Allegro
> Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 - I. Allegro con brio
> Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 - II. Andante con moto
> Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 - III. Allegro
> Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 - IV. Allegro

Album Summary

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This CD couples Beethoven's most famous symphony and most famous piano concerto - with the striking Prometheus Overture as a bonus. John Lill famous for his performances of Beethoven's music and Walter Weller's Beethoven symphony cycle is highly acclaimed.

CD Review
You'll know the meaning of the term 'heart-rending beauty' when you listen to the slow movement of the Piano Concerto.



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Works Details

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43 :: Overture
  • Conductor: Walter Weller
  • Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"
  • Performer: John Lill (Piano)
  • Conductor: Walter Weller
  • Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 39 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1809

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67
  • Conductor: Walter Weller
  • Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 33 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1808