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The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra with Bill Morelock

The masterwork symphonies of Beethoven

  David B Levy
  David B. Levy served as musicalogical/artistic advisor for the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Beethoven nine-symphony cycle in 2002-03. He is department of music chair and professor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Symphony no.1
C major, published Leipzig 1801
Composition, First performance : 1799–1800; 2 April 1800

Symphony no.2
D Major, published Vienna, 1804
Composition, First performance : 1801–2; 5 April 1803

Symphony no.3 ‘Eroica
E-flat Major, published Vienna, 1806
Composition, First performance : 1803; 7 April 1805

Symphony no.4
B-flat Major, Vienna, 1808
Composition, First performance : 1806; March 1807

Symphony no.5
C Minor, published Leipzig, 1809
Composition, First performance : 1807–8; 22 Dec 1808

Symphony no.6 ‘Pastoral’
F Major, published Leipzig, 1809
Composition, First performance : 1808; 22 Dec 1808

Symphony no.7
A Major, published Vienna, 1816
Composition, First performance : 1811–12; 8 Dec 1813

Symphony no.8
F Major, published Vienna, 1817
Composition, First performance : 1812; 27 Feb 1814

Symphony no.9
D Minor, published Mainz, 1826
Composition, First performance : 1822–4; 7 May 1824