Elisabeth Breuer, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra & Aapo Häkkinen - Beethoven: Egmont, Op. 84 (Live) (2019)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 52:20 minutes | 943 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet
This album by the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra playing on period instruments under the direction of Aapo Hakkinen includes Ludwig van Beethoven's (1770-1827) complete incidental music to Goethe's Egmont. Beethoven started to write the incidental music to Goethe's Egmont in the autumn of 1809. The recent experience of Napoleon's siege of Vienna, the Spanish uprising against the French, and the ubiquitous awareness of the hand of the oppressor inspired him to write music in which the drama develops into the musical vision of the Wars of Liberation.