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Happy Birthday, Ludwig van Beethoven!

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)

Work: Gloria in Excelsis Deo from Missa solemnis in D major (1819-23)

Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Gedda, Nicola Zaccaria, Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde Wien, Philharmonia Orchestra; conducted by Herbert von Karajan