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SIEPMANN, J. : Life and Works of Beethoven (The) (Unabridged)

    

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SIEPMANN, J. : Life and Works of Beethoven (The) (Unabridged)

The first of a series of musical biographies, written and presented by broadcaster Jeremy Siepmann, with Bob Peck as Beethoven. In this set, the life and music of the revolutionary composer/pianist is unveiled in considerable detail with many musical examples.



Disc 1

  The Life and Works of Beethoven
1.   Childhood and Youth 00:00:22
2.   Symphony No. 7 in A (finale) 00:05:11
3.   Hammerklavier Sonata, Op. 106 (exc.) 00:04:31
4.   Beethoven as a pianist 00:04:24
5.   Sonata in C, Op. 2 No. 3 (finale) 00:04:58
6.   Beethoven as Pianist 00:04:25
7.   German Dance, WoO 8, No. 4 00:06:24
8.   Beethoven's Vienna 00:07:50
9.   Sextet in E flat, Op. 81B (first movement) 00:02:13
10.   Beethoven as Friend, Pupil and Artist 00:07:41
11.   Trio in C Minor, Op. 1 No. 1 (finale) 00:07:14
12.   Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat (finale) 00:05:59
13.   The Onset of Deafness 00:03:29
14.   Appassionata Sonata (finale) 00:08:10


Disc 2

  The Life and Works of Beethoven
1.   The Crest of the Wave 00:00:38
2.   Septet in B flat (Scherzo) 00:06:53
3.   Sonata Pathétique, Op. 13 (exc.) 00:03:18
4.   Beethoven in Love 00:03:37
5.   Piano Sonata in C - Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (exc.) 00:01:24
6.   A Winning Streak 00:01:11
7.   Symphony No. 2 in D, finale (exc.) 00:03:04
8.   Beethoven in Crisis: the Heiligenstadt Testament 00:05:24
9.   Eroica Symphony: Funeral March (exc.) 00:03:55
10.   Beethoven and Heroism 00:06:24
11.   Eroica Symphony, finale (exc.) 00:01:52
12.   Beethoven the Revolutionary 00:02:54
13.   Razumovsky Quartet No. 1, pp.59 No. 1, Adagio (exc.) 00:03:58
14.   Beethoven and Women 00:08:15
15.   Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61, First movement (exc.) 00:06:24
16.   Beethoven the Performer 00:06:56
17.   Emperor Concerto, finale (complete) 00:10:00


Disc 3

  The Life and Works of Beethoven
1.   Beethoven and Suffering 00:00:56
2.   Coriolan Overture 00:08:24
3.   Beethoven and Fate 00:03:59
4.   Fifth Symphony, first movement (complete) 00:07:30
5.   Fifth Symphony, finale (exc.) 00:04:27
6.   Beethoven and the Transcendence of Suffering 00:02:17
7.   Seventh Symphony, first movement (exc.) 00:04:16
8.   Beethoven, Goethe and Self - pity 00:02:59
9.   Beethoven on his Method of Composing 00:01:57
10.   Beethoven and Unrequited Love 00:03:11
11.   Serioso Quartet, Op. 95, first movement 00:04:52
12.   The Immortal Beloved 00:07:59
13.   Violin Sonata in G, Op. 96, first movement 00:10:03
14.   To the Brink of Suicide - and beyond 00:03:00
15.   Battle Symphony (exc.) 00:02:54
16.   Prisoner's Chorus from Fidelio 00:07:12


Disc 4

  The Life and Works of Beethoven
1.   Archduke Trio 00:04:07
2.   Beethoven 'kidnaps' Karl 00:08:48
3.   Beethoven's Manner & Appearance 00:03:16
4.   Pastoral Symphony (exc.) 00:02:55
5.   Beethoven as a 'parent' 00:17:22
6.   Piano Sonata No. 32, Op. 111 00:04:50
7.   Beethoven and Friendship 00:04:27
8.   His Attitudes to Publication 00:01:10
9.   Beethoven as Conductor 00:01:21
10.   Ninth Symphony (Scherzo) (exc.) 00:03:53
11.   His Final Works 00:01:53
12.   String Quartet in B flat, Op. 130 ('Cavatina') 00:07:06
13.   Beethoven's Death 00:05:29
14.   Ninth Symphony (exc.) 00:04:01

Total Playing Time: 04:55:32






Author(s):
Siepmann, Jeremy

Reader(s):
Siepmann, Jeremy

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Music Biographies

Catalogue No: NA421512

Barcode: 9789626342152

Physical Release: 02/2001

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