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Herbert Von Karajan - A Portrait

Karajan,Herbert Von
Release Date: 10/14/2002 
Label:  Imports (Dvd)   Catalog #: 950002  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartGeorges BizetAnton BrucknerRichard Wagner,   ... 
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prussian Staatskapelle BerlinBerlin Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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- 1 DVD (60 minutes) + 1 CD (71 minutes)
- Dolby Digital Stereo
- 4:3 Colour
- NTSC
- Region Code All
- Language English
- Subtitles English

A documentary of the great conductor, director and teacher. Includes archival footage of rehearsals, performances and interviews with Anne-Sophie Mutter, Seiji Ozawa, Christa Ludwig and Karajan himself.

Music includes excerpts from:
- MOZART The Magic Flute with the Vienna Philharmonic
- BRUCKNER Symphony No. 8 with the Preussische Staatskapelle
- BIZET Carmen
- WAGNER Die Walküre with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
- BRAHMS Hungarian Dances with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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Read more BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto with Anne-Sophie Mutter
- VERDI Requiem with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Bonus CD (1943 recording)
Karajan conducting the Concertgebouw Orchestra in:
- BRAHMS Symphony No. 1
- STRAUSS Don Juan
- STRAUSS Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils
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Works on This Recording

1. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
2. Carmen: Excerpt(s) by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
3. Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prussian Staatskapelle Berlin
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
4. Die Walküre: Excerpt(s) by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
5. Requiem Mass: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
6. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
7. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: Excerpt(s) by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1880; Austria 

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