Leighton Pugh

Great Composers in Words & Music: Ludwig van Beethoven

Leighton Pugh

36 SONGS • 1 HOUR AND 7 MINUTES • MAY 13 2022

1
Introduction
00:10
2
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor": I. Allegro (Excerpt)
01:24
3
Wild, Untamed, Arresting, Yearning, Tortured, Passionate
05:11
4
9 Variations on a March by Dressler, WoO 63: Var. 9, Allegro
00:24
5
Beethoven, It Should Be Said, Was No Mozart
02:37
6
Musik zu einem Ritterballet, WoO 1: I. March (Excerpt)
00:29
7
It Was Probably Waldstein Who, in the Following Months
02:21
8
Piano Trio No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 1 No. 3: IV. Finale (Excerpt)
00:36
9
Notwithstanding His Simmering Resentment Towards Haydn
02:06
10
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19: I. Allegro con brio (Excerpt)
00:31
11
Eight Months After the Charity Concert
02:03
12
Cello Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 5 No. 2: I. Adagio sostenuto e espressivo (Excerpt)
01:06
13
The Next Few Years Witnessed Multiple Performances
01:06
14
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio (Excerpt)
01:37
15
Less Than Two Years Later
02:40
16
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto (Excerpt)
01:10
17
Unfortunately for Beethoven, the Sorrowful Mood
01:28
18
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio (Excerpt)
00:53
19
Beethoven’s Productivity Continued on His Return to Vienna
03:48
20
Fidelio, Op. 72: Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin? (1814 Version) [Excerpt]
01:08
21
Wrapped Up with the Complicated Genesis
02:30
22
Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica": IV. Finale (Excerpt)
00:49
23
During This Period of Creative Inspiration
03:27
24
Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": I. Allegro ma non troppo (Excerpt)
01:01
25
Before the Mega-Concert Took Place
06:16
26
Der glorreiche Augenblick, Op. 136: VI. Chorus. Poco allegro (Excerpt)
00:52
27
Searching for Popular Acclaim at Home in Vienna
02:59
29
Beethoven Interrupted Work on the Archduke’s Mass
02:02
30
Diabelli Variations, Op. 120: Var. 21, Allegro con brio (Excerpt)
00:31
31
Beethoven Now Turned His Attention to a Work
02:17
32
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale (Excerpt) [1]
01:13
33
After Completion of the Ninth Symphony
01:42
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Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale (Excerpt) [2]
01:42
35
If Beethoven’s Life Was a Hollywood Blockbuster
05:56
36
String Quartet No. 13 in B-Flat Major, Op. 130: V. Cavatina (Excerpt)
01:02
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