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Sir Georg Solti: The Complete Chicago Recordings


Release Date: 09/15/2017 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 4831375  
Composer:  Gustav MahlerLudwig van BeethovenHector BerliozGioachino Rossini,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 108 
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Decca celebrates one of the world’s most prolific conductor-orchestra partnerships with a deluxe 108-CD box set marking both the 20th Anniversary of the passing of Sir Georg Solti and the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. 108 CDs presenting Solti's and the CSO's complete recorded legacy together: from their very first recording in 1970 of Mahler's Fifth Symphony to their last at Orchestra Hall, Chicago in March 1997 of Shostakovich's Symphony No.15. Decca celebrates one of the world’s most prolific conductor-orchestra partnerships with a deluxe 108-CD box set marking both the 20th Anniversary of the passing of Sir Georg Solti and the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. 108 CDs presenting Solti's and the CSO's complete recorded legacy together: from their very first recording in 1970 of Mahler's Fifth Symphony to their last at Orchestra Hall, Chicago in March 1997 of Shostakovich's Symphony No.15. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Excerpt(s) by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1898; Hamburg, Germany 
3.
Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 
4.
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1896; Germany 
5.
Symphony no 7 in E minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 8 in E flat major "Symphony of A Thousand" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Egmont, Op. 84 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
16.
Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
19.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1808 
20.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
24.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
25.
Les francs-juges, Op. 3: Overture by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; France 
26.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
27.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
28.
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
29.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814; United States 
30.
Bear Down Chicago Bears by Jerry Downs
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
31.
Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Vienna, Austria 
32.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
33.
Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London Town" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; England 
34.
Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
35.
Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
36.
Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31 by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1928; Berlin, Germany 
37.
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
38.
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; Germany 
39.
Don Juan, Op. 20 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Germany 
40.
Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
41.
Oberon, J 306: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825-1826; Dresden, Germany 
42.
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
43.
La mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
44.
Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
45.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
46.
Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
47.
Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
48.
Tannhäuser: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
49.
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude(s) by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 
50.
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude(s) by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1859; Germany 
51.
Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
52.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
53.
Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Austria 
54.
German Requiem, Op. 45 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1868; Austria 
55.
Quattro pezzi sacri by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Written: pub 1898 
56.
Fidelio, Op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804/1814; Vienna, Austria 
57.
Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855-1876; Austria 
58.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
59.
Tragic Overture, Op. 81 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
60.
Symphony no 6 in A major, WAB 106 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879-1881; Vienna, Austria 
61.
Symphony no 5 in B flat major, WAB 105 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Vienna, Austria 
62.
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
63.
Pictures at an exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
64.
Le tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1917; orch. 191; France 
65.
Final Alice by David Del Tredici
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; USA 
66.
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
67.
Dance Suite for Orchestra, Sz 77 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Budapest, Hungary 
68.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
69.
Symphony no 4 in E flat major, WAB 104 "Romantic" by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
70.
The Creation, H 21 no 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1798; Vienna, Austria 
71.
Symphony no 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; Hamburg, Germany 
72.
Symphony no 9 in D major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Austria 
73.
Symphony no 38 in D major, K 504 "Prague" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
74.
Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
75.
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64: Excerpt(s) by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 
76.
Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical" by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
77.
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, 'To the memory of an angel' by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1935 
78.
Concerto for Violin no 1, Sz 36 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1908; Budapest, Hungary 
79.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World" by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
80.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
81.
Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
82.
Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 
83.
Moses und Aron by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1932; Berlin, Germany 
84.
Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
85.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, WAB 109 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1896; Vienna, Austria 
86.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
87.
Variations on a Nursery Song for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 25 by Ernö von Dohnányi
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Berlin, Germany 
88.
Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
89.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
90.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
91.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
92.
Faust Symphony, S 108 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1857; Weimar, Germany 
93.
1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
94.
Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
95.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
96.
Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Circa 1727; Leipzig, Germany 

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