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Vienna Philharmonic - Bartok, Janaček, Strauss / Sir Georg Solti


Release Date: 10/22/2013 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4565  
Composer:  Leos JanácekRichard StraussBéla Bartók
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sir Georg Solti leads the Vienna Philharmonic in an historic concert featuring works with which Maestro Solti was closely associated: Concerto for Orchestra by Béla Bartok, Sinfonietta by Leoš Janacek, and Don Juan by Richard Strauss. This is the first in VAI’s new series of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra concert DVDs featuring preeminent conductors.

Leoš Janácek (1854-1928): Sinfonietta (21:28)
I. Allegretto — Allegro maestoso (Fanfare)
II. Andante — Allegretto (The Castle, Brno)
III. Moderato (The Queen's Monastery, Brno)
IV. Allegretto (The Street Leading to the Castle)
V. Andante con moto (The Town Hall, Brno)

Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Don Juan, Op. 20
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Béla Bartók (1881-1945): Concerto for Orchestra (35:42)
I. Introduzione. Andante non troppo – Allegro vivace
II. "Giuoco delle coppie". Allegretto scherzando
III. "Elegia". Andante non troppo
IV. "Intermezzo interrotto". Allegretto
V. Finale. Presto

Wiener Philharmoniker / Vienna Philharmonic
Georg Solti, conductor
Live concert, June 7, 1964
Wiener Festwochen / Theater an der Wien
77 minutes, 4:3, NTSC (Playable all regions) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sinfonietta by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Brno, Czech Republic 
2. Don Juan, Op. 20 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Germany 
3. Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 

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