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Music@Menlo LIVE Beethoven:
Center of Gravity

(four-disc boxed set) (2005)

Music@Menlo <em>LIVE Beethoven:<br />Center of Gravity </em><Br />(four-disc boxed set)

This four-disc set commemorates the festival’s third season, Beethoven: Center of Gravity, a tribute to the profound influence of Ludwig van Beethoven on the history of Western music. (Individual discs from this set are also available for purchase.)

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Selections

Piano Trio in E Major, Hob. XV: 28 | Joseph Haydn (22:22)

  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Derek Han, Piano
  • Ian Swensen, Violin

Quintet for Horn and Strings in E-flat Major, K. 407 | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (16:25)

  • Joseph Silverstein, Violin
  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Ronald Thomas, Cello
  • William VerMeulen, Horn
  • Geraldine Walther, Viola

Piano Trio in E-flat Major, op. 70, no. 2 | Ludwig van Beethoven (33:01)

  • Jorja Fleezanis, Violin
  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Ralph Kirshbaum, Cello

Quintet for Strings in B-flat Major, op. 87 | Felix Mendelssohn (28:45)

  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Jorja Fleezanis, Violin
  • Cynthia Phelps, Viola
  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Geraldine Walther, Viola

Septet for Winds and Strings in E-flat Major, op. 20 | Ludwig van Beethoven (40:36)

  • Charles Chandler, Double Bass
  • Dennis Godburn, Bassoon
  • Anthony McGill, Clarinet
  • Joseph Silverstein, Violin
  • Ronald Thomas, Cello
  • William VerMeulen, Horn
  • Geraldine Walther, Viola

Piano Sonata no. 32 in c minor, op. 111 | Ludwig van Beethoven (26:28)

  • Claude Frank, Piano

Piano Quintet in f minor, op. 34 | Johannes Brahms (38:09)

  • Jorja Fleezanis, Violin
  • Ralph Kirshbaum, Cello
  • Cynthia Phelps, Viola
  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Wu Han, Piano

Piano Trio in D Major, op. 70, no. 1, Geistertrio ("Ghost" Trio) | Ludwig van Beethoven (26:33)

  • Derek Han, Piano
  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Ronald Thomas, Cello

Grosses Quintett ("Grand Quintet") for Clarinet and Strings in B-flat Major | Carl Maria von Weber (24:25)

  • Anthony McGill, Clarinet
  • Miró Quartet

Dichterliebe (A Poet's Love) | Robert Schumann (28:04)

  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Christòpheren Nomura, Baritone

Artists

  • Charles Chandler, Double Bass
  • David Finckel, Cello
  • Jorja Fleezanis, Violin
  • Claude Frank, Piano
  • Dennis Godburn, Bassoon
  • Derek Han, Piano
  • Gilbert Kalish, Piano
  • Ralph Kirshbaum, Cello
  • Anthony McGill, Clarinet
  • Miró Quartet, String Quartet
  • Christòpheren Nomura, Baritone
  • Cynthia Phelps, Viola
  • Joseph Silverstein, Violin
  • Ian Swensen, Violin
  • Ronald Thomas, Cello
  • William VerMeulen, Horn
  • Geraldine Walther, Viola
  • Wu Han, Piano

Music@Menlo <em>LIVE Beethoven:<br />Center of Gravity </em><Br />(four-disc boxed set) Total Time: 4:46:34
Discs: 4
Price: $50.00
Year Recorded: 2005