39 songs (6 hours and 22 minutes) Released on January 1, 1990
Disc 1
1
Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C Major, Op.21 - 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:03
2
Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C Major, Op.21 - 2. Andante cantabile con moto
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
7:15
3
Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C Major, Op.21 - 3. Menuetto (Allegro molto e vivace)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:29
4
Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C Major, Op.21 - 4. Finale (Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:37
5
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 In D Major, Op.36 - 1. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:34
6
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 In D Major, Op.36 - 2. Larghetto
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
10:31
7
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 In D Major, Op.36 - 3. Scherzo (Allegro)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:33
8
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 In D Major, Op.36 - 4. Allegro molto
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:31
Disc 2
1
Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E Flat Major, Op.55 -"Eroica" - 1. Allegro con brio
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
17:57
2
Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E Flat Major, Op.55 -"Eroica" - 2. Marcia funèbre (Adagio assai)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
15:19
3
Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E Flat Major, Op.55 -"Eroica" - 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:32
4
Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E Flat Major, Op.55 -"Eroica" - 4. Finale (Allegro molto)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:16
5
Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op.84
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:18
Disc 3
1
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67 - 1. Allegro con brio
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:14
2
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67 - 2. Andante con moto
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:35
3
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67 - 3. Allegro
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:30
4
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67 - 4. Allegro
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:34
5
Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B Flat Major, Op.60 - 1. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:38
6
Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B Flat Major, Op.60 - 2. Adagio
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
10:17
7
Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B Flat Major, Op.60 - 3. Allegro vivace
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:44
8
Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B Flat Major, Op.60 - 4. Allegro ma non troppo
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:56
Disc 4
1
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F Major, Op.68 -"Pastoral" - 1. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande (Allegro ma non troppo)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:47
2
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F Major, Op.68 -"Pastoral" - 2. Szene am Bach: (Andante molto mosso)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
12:59
3
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F Major, Op.68 -"Pastoral" - 3. Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute (Allegro)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:21
4
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F Major, Op.68 -"Pastoral" - 4. Gewitter, Sturm (Allegro)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:58
5
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F, Op.68 -"Pastoral" - 5. Hirtengesang. Frohe und dankbare Gefühle nach dem Sturm (Allegretto)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:58
6
Beethoven: Overture "Leonore No.3", Op.72b
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
13:51
Disc 5
1
Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92 - 1. Poco sostenuto - Vivace
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
14:32
2
Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92 - 2. Allegretto
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:20
3
Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92 - 3. Presto - Assai meno presto
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
7:02
4
Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92 - 4. Allegro con brio
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
8:48
5
Beethoven: Symphony No.8 in F Major, Op.93 - 1. Allegro vivace e con brio
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
9:11
6
Beethoven: Symphony No.8 in F Major, Op.93 - 2. Allegretto scherzando
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
3:57
7
Beethoven: Symphony No.8 in F Major, Op.93 - 3. Tempo di menuetto
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
5:16
8
Beethoven: Symphony No.8 in F Major, Op.93 - 4. Allegro vivace
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
7:42
Disc 6
1
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 1. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
18:10
2
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 2. Molto vivace
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
11:51
3
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 3. Adagio molto e cantabile
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
19:58
4
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125 - "Choral" - 4. Presto - Allegro assai
Jessye Norman, Reinhild Runkel, Robert Schunk, Hans Sotin, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti & Ludwig van Beethoven
24:40