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Best of Ludwig van Beethoven

Get acquainted with the best-loved works by the undisputed champion of classical composition.

47 songs (5 hours and 46 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
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Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto (Redbook Stereo)
Arthur Rubinstein & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Sonatas - Sony Classical Originals
6:12
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Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": II. Allegretto (Redbook Stereo)
Arthur Rubinstein & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Sonatas - Sony Classical Originals
2:40
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Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": II. Presto agitato (Redbook Stereo)
Arthur Rubinstein & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Sonatas - Sony Classical Originals
6:44
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Beethoven: Symphony No.5 In C Minor, Op.67 - 1. Allegro con brio
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan & Ludwig van Beethoven - Karajan Symphony Edition
7:08
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Beethoven: Symphony No.5 In C Minor, Op.67 - 2. Andante con moto
Herbert von Karajan & Ludwig van Beethoven - Karajan Symphony Edition
9:27
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Beethoven: Symphony No.5 In C Minor, Op.67 - 3. Allegro
Herbert von Karajan & Ludwig van Beethoven - Karajan Symphony Edition
4:37
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Beethoven: Symphony No.5 In C Minor, Op.67 - 4. Allegro
Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan & Ludwig van Beethoven - Karajan Symphony Edition
8:38
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String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: I. Adagio ma non troppo
Juilliard String Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 13 & 16
13:56
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String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: II. Presto
Juilliard String Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 13 & 16
2:07
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String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: III. Andante con moto, ma non troppo
Juilliard String Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 13 & 16
6:55
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String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: IV. Alla danza tedesca. Allegro assai
Juilliard String Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 13 & 16
3:06
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String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: V. Cavatina. Adagio molto espressivo
Juilliard String Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 13 & 16
7:13
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String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: VI. Finale. Allegro
Juilliard String Quartet - Beethoven: String Quartets Nos. 13 & 16
14:46
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Beethoven: Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59 -"Für Elise"
Alfred Brendel & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Für Elise; Eroica Variations, Op.35; 6 Bagatelles Op.126; 6 Ecossaises
3:36
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Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, 'Eroica': I. Allegro con brio
Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven : Symphony No.3, 'Eroica'
16:02
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Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major Op. 55, 'Eroica': II. Marcia funebre - Adagio assai
Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven : Symphony No.3, 'Eroica'
14:38
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Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, 'Eroica': III. Scherzo - Allegro vivace (Excerpt)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven : Symphony No.3, 'Eroica'
5:40
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Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, 'Eroica' : IV. Finale - Allegro molto
Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven : Symphony No.3, 'Eroica'
11:30
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Kyrie: Kyrie eleison
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Wiener Philharmoniker & James Levine - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
4:21
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Kyrie: Christe eleison
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:05
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Kyrie: Kyrie eleison
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
4:53
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Gloria: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric-Ericson-Kammerchor & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:36
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Gloria: Gratias agimus
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipzig Opernchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:14
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Gloria: Qui tollis peccata mundi
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
5:33
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Gloria: Quoniam tu solus sanctus
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
1:39
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Gloria: In gloria Dei Patris, Amen
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
3:15
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Gloria: Amen, in gloria Dei Patris
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:10
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Credo: Credo in unum Deum
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric-Ericson-Kammerchor & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
4:04
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Credo: Et incarnatus est
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
5:37
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Credo: Et resurrexit - Et ascendit in coelum
Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:46
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Credo: Et vitam venturi saeculi
Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:09
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Credo: Amen, et vitam venturi saeculi. Amen
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
4:07
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Sanctus: Sanctus Dominus Deus Sabaoth
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker & James Levine - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:50
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Sanctus: Pleni sunt coeli
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker & James Levine - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
1:16
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Sanctus: Praeludium
Wiener Philharmoniker & James Levine - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:03
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Sanctus: Benedictus
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Gerhart Hetzel, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
12:22
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Agnus Dei: Agnus Dei
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
7:21
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Agnus Dei: Dona nobis pacem
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:10
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Agnus Dei: Agnus Dei
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
2:52
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Beethoven: Mass in D, Op.123 "Missa Solemnis" - Agnus Dei: Agnus Dei
Cheryl Studer, Jessye Norman, Plácido Domingo, Kurt Moll, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Leipziger Rundfunkchor, Gert Frischmuth, Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson Chamber Choir & Gustav Sjökvist - Beethoven: Large Choral Works
3:40
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Beethoven: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.9 In A, Op.47 - "Kreutzer" - 1. Adagio sostenuto - Presto
Itzhak Perlman, Vladimir Ashkenazy & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos.9 "Kreutzer" & 5 "Spring"
11:52
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Beethoven: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.9 In A, Op.47 - "Kreutzer" - 2. Andante con variazioni
Itzhak Perlman, Vladimir Ashkenazy & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos.9 "Kreutzer" & 5 "Spring"
16:30
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Beethoven: Sonata For Violin And Piano No.9 In A, Op.47 - "Kreutzer" - 3. Finale (Presto)
Itzhak Perlman, Vladimir Ashkenazy & Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos.9 "Kreutzer" & 5 "Spring"
8:49
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Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Eugene Ormandy - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
15:15
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Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": II. Molto vivace - Presto
Eugene Ormandy - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
10:21
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Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": III. Adagio molto e cantabile
Eugene Ormandy - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
15:12
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Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto - Allegro assai - Rezitativo - Allegro assai (Choral Finale on Schiller's "Ode to Joy")
Eugene Ormandy - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
23:55