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The Very Best Of Adagio / Karajan


Release Date: 02/14/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000583002   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Tomaso AlbinoniJohann PachelbelEdvard GriegMaurice Ravel,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
2. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
3. Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
4. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
5. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
6. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
7. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
8. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
9. 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). 
10. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
11. Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
12. Les Sylphides: Nocturne no 10 in A flat major, Op.32 no 2 by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Notes: 'Les Sylphides' is a compilation of works by Frédéric Chopin. It was conceived as a ballet by Mikhail Fokin in 1909, and orchestrated by Roy Douglas in 1936. 
13. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
14. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
15. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 2, Death of Ase by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
16. Adagio and Fugue for Strings in C minor, K 546: Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
17. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
18. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 12 in B minor, HWV 330 - Aria by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
19. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
20. Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2nd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
21. L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 3rd movement, Adagietto by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
22. Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
23. Romeo and Juliet Overture: Love Theme by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 

Sound Samples

Adagio For Strings And Organ In G Minor
Canon and Gigue in D major - arr. Max Seiffert: 1. Canon
Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op.55: 4. Solveig's Song
Serenade in G, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2. Romance (Andante)
Thaïs / Acte Deux: Meditation
Concerto For Violin And Strings In F Minor, Op.8, No.4, R.297 "L'inverno": 2. Largo
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068: 2. Air
The Swan Of Tuonela, Op.22, No.2
Les Sylphides: 2. Nocturne
Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor: 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam)
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Orfeo Ed Euridice: Dance Of The Blessed Spirits (Act 2)
Gaîté parisienne - Arranged By M. Rosenthal: Barcarolle
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: 2. The Death Of Aase
Adagio And Fugue In C Minor, K.546 - Orchestral Version
Carmen Suite No.1: Entr'acte (Act III)
Concerto grosso in B minor, Op.6, No.12: 3. Larghetto, e piano
Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World": 2. Largo
Romeo And Juliet, Fantasy Overture: Love Theme
Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92: 2. Allegretto
L'Arlésienne Suite No.1: Adagietto
Tristan und Isolde - Concert version: Liebestod

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