Ludwig van Beethoven

Who can best portray the great Viennese classicist Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) if not his fellow composers? Here’s what Anatol Vieru wrote in an essay about the Master: “There are values that twinkle permanently like stars in the sky, illuminating nations and defying the centuries. Near or far, these stars remain in the heights forever. Beethoven is such a star by which navigators in the sea of culture determine their location. Beethoven is not just an innovator, he radically changed the musical climate itself… He brings together as a focus the achievements of music since Bach and sheds light far ahead into the twentieth century” (translation by Dragomir Yossifov).

There was no genre in which a composer could create and not be challenged. His modernity, which we decipher to this day, has a particularly powerful and vital impact with the universe of his symphonies – “only” nine in number, but so different and unique in their intoxicating spiritual potential! Beethoven established in them a new language, new relationships of means of expression, a new concept of orchestral sound and thought. The genre is the object of his constant experimentation. The hundreds of sketches that precede the stages of the birth of each symphonic opus contain “innumerable imaginative developments, reflecting at once the predictable overall conception and the unpredictable bounces of the imagination” (André Boucourechliev).


"An die ferne Geliebte" (To the distant beloved) Song Cycle, Op. 98
"Jesu dulcis memoria", for Mixed Choir and String Orchestra
"King Stephen" Overture, Op.117
"Missa solemnis" in D major, Op. 123
"Sturm" from Symphony No. 6
"Un astro nuovo", for Mixed Choir and String Orchestra ( A. Atanasov)
11 Bagatelles, Op. 119
32 Variations in C minor for Piano
Allegro in C minor
Aria of Leonore from Opera "Fidelio" (Abscheulicher! wo eilst du hin?…Komm, Hoffnung, lass den letzten Stern)
Bagatella No.25 "Für Elise" , arr. for Piano and Orchestra by Georgi Cherkin
Bagatella No.25 "Für Elise" for Solo Piano
Chamber Symphony
Christ on the Mount of Olives
Concert Aria „Ah! perfido“ for Soprano and Orchestra, Op. 65
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.1 in C Major Op.15
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.3 in C minor, Op. 37
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.4 in G Major Op.58
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.5 in Es Major, Op.73
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op.61
Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, Piano and Orchestra in C major, Op.56
Fidelio - Overture Op. 72c in E-minor
First Movement from Piano Concerto No.3
First Movement from Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Op. 48
Fourth Movement from Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67
Fourth Movement from Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op. 125
Gratulations-Menuett in E-Flat Major for Orchestra
Grosse Fuge op.133
Grosse Fugue, Op. 133 (Finale of Quartet No.13)
Introduction, Variations and Fugue
Kreutzer Sonata No.9 in A Major, Op.47 (arr. for String Quartet by Beethoven)
Kreutzer Sonata No.9, Op. 47 (arr. for strings by Ivan Penchev)
Last Musical Thought
Leonore No. 3
Mass in C major, Op. 86 for Soloists, Choir and Orchestra
Missa solemnis in D major op.123 for soloists, choir and orchestra
Music to "Egmont"
Music to Piece "The Ruins of Athens" by August von Kotzebu, Op.113
Overture "Consecration of the House", Op.124
Overture "Leonore" No.2
Overture "The Creatures of Prometheus", Op.43
Overture and Hallelujah from Christ on the Mount of Olives (Christus am Ölberge) Op. 85
Overture Coriolan, Op.62
Overture Egmont
Piano Concerto in E flat Major No.0, WoO. 4
Piano Concerto No. 2
Piano Quartet No.1 in E-flat Major
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor "Appassionata", op.57
Piano Trio No.4 in B major, Op. 17 "Gassenhauer"
Piano Trio, Op.1, No.3 in C minor
Prelude in F minor
Presto in C major
Presto in C minor
Quintet for Piano and Winds Op.16 in Es Major
Quintet op.71
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No.1 in G major, Op. 40
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No.2, in F major, Op. 50
Rondo for Piano Quintet
Septet for Winds and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Serenade in D major, Op.8
Serenade, Op. 25
Sextet for Two Horns and String Quartet, Op. 81b
Six Bagatelles, Op.126
Sonata for Cello and Piano No.2 in G minor, Op.5
Sonata for Cello and Piano No.4 in C major, Op.102, No.1
Sonata for Horn and Piano in F major, Op.17
Sonata for Piano No.14 in C-sharp minor, Op.27, No.2 „Sonata quasi una Fantasia“
Sonata for Piano No.15 in D major, Op. 28
Sonata for Piano No.18 in E-flat major, Op. 31, No.3
Sonata for Piano No.21 in C major "Waldstein", Op.53
Sonata for Piano No.29 in B-flat major, "Hammerklavier", Op. 106
Sonata for Piano No.3 in C major, Op.2
Sonata for Piano No.30 in E major, Op. 109
Sonata for Piano No.31 in A-flat major, Op.110
Sonata for Piano No.32 in C minor, Op.111
Sonata for Piano No.7 in D major, Op.10, No.3
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.10 in G major, Op.96
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2 in A major, Op.12, No.2
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.5 "The Spring", Op. 24
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.7 in C minor, Op. 30
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.8 in G dur
String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1
String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Opus 95
String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, Op.127
String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, "Razumovsky", Op.59, No.3
String Quartet No.1 in F Major, Op.18
String Quartet No.10 "Harp", Op. 74
String Quartet No.13, Op. 130 - New finale (VІ part)
String Quartet No.15 in A minor, Op.132
String Quartet No.16 in F major, Op.135
String Quartet No.2 in G major, Op. 18, No.2
String Quartet No.3 in D major, Op. 18, No.3
String Quartet No.4 in C Minor, Op.18
String Quartet No.5 in A Major, Op.18
String Quartet No.6 in B-flat major, Op.18, No.6
String Quartet No.7 in F major "Razumovsky", Op. 59, No.1
String Quartet No.9 in C major, "Razumovsky", Op.59, No.3
String Quartet No13
String Quartet Op.130/133
String Quartet, Op. 95, "Serioso"
String Trio No.5 in C minor, Op.9, No.3
Symphony No. 2 in D major , op. 36
Symphony No. 6 Pastoral in F major, Op. 68
Symphony No.1 in C major, Op.21
Symphony No.4 in B Major, Op.60
Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67
Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92
Symphony No.8 in F Dur, Op.93
Symphony No.9 for Soloists, Choir and Orchestra in D minor, Op.125
Sympony No.3 in E-flat Major "Eroica", Op.55
The Fantasy (Fantasia) for piano, vocal soloists, chorus, and orchestra, Op. 80
The Moonlight Sonata
Trio for Flute, Bassoon and Piano in G Dur
Trio for piano, clarinet (or violin), and cello in B-flat major, Op. 11, "Gassenhauer Trio"
Two Duets for Clarinet and Bassoon
Two songs from "Egmont", Incidental music, Op. 84
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 /Piano version by Dmitri Bashkirov/
Wellington's Victory, Op. 91
Yorkshire March
„ Namensfeier"

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