Beethoven - Egmont: Complete Incidental Music

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Beethoven - Egmont: Complete Incidental Music

Aapo Hakkinen, Elisabeth Breuer (soprano), Robert Hunger-Bühler (recitation), Helsinki Bar...

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Beethoven’s Egmont Overture has long been among his most popular orchestral works, a powerful piece with a serious, weighty introduction, followed by a grippingly intense Allegro and rounded off with a marvellously uplifting coda complete with martial trumpet calls. Yet the rest of the incidental music he wrote in 1810 for a new Viennese production of Goethe’s 1788 revolution-infused drama has for the most part been left in the shadows. For many years the only available recording was the one con... read more

Beethoven’s Egmont Overture has long been among his most popular orchestral works, a powerful piece with a serious, weighty introduction, followed by a grippingly intense Allegro and rounded off with ... read more

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