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Opera Intermezzi & Ballet Music / Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic


Release Date: 11/20/2002 
Label:  Dg Galleria Catalog #: 415856   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Amilcare PonchielliPietro MascagniJules MassenetCharles Gounod,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
2.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Notes: Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
3.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
4.
Faust: Ainsi que la brise légère [Act 2 Waltz] by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
5.
Fedora: Intermezzo by Umberto Giordano
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
6.
Notre Dame: Act 1 Intermezzo by Franz Schmidt
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1904; Austria 
7.
L'Amico Fritz: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
8.
Aida: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Notes: Includes: "Sacred Dance of the Priestesses" and "Dance of the Young Moorish Slaves" 
9.
Khovanshchina: Intermezzo by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
10.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Ballet of the Sylphs by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
11.
Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Polka by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Czech Republic 

Sound Samples

La Gioconda / Act 3: Dance of the Hours
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
Fedora / Act 2: Intermezzo
Notre Dame: Intermezzo
L'amico Fritz / Act 3: Intermezzo
Thaïs / Acte Deux: Meditation
Aida: Sacred Dance of the Priestesses
Aida: Dance of the Young Moorish Slaves
Aida: Ballet
Khovanshchina / Act 4: Intermezzo
La Damnation de Faust, Op.24 / Part 2: Ballet des Sylphes
La Damnation de Faust, Op.24 / Part 3: Menuet des Follets
The Bartered Bride / Act 1: Polka
Faust / Act 2: Waltz

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