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Karajan Gold - Bach, Beethoven, Bizet, Mozart, Vivaldi, Etc


Release Date: 02/12/2008 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001051402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Georges BizetWolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Wolfgang MeyerMichel SchwalbéHorst GöbelEberhard Finke,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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

Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1982 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
2. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1st movement, Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1981 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
4. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 2nd movement, Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1980 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
5. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Wolfgang Meyer (Organ)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1967 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
6. An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1980 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
7. Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
Arranger: Max Schönherr. 
8. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin), Horst Göbel (Harpsichord), Eberhard Finke (Cello)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1972 
Venue:  St. Moritz, French Church 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
9. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  David Bell (Organ)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
10. Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 1, Prelude "Morning" by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
11. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
Length: 15 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
12. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Mars by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
Length: 7 Minutes 21 Secs. 
13. Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 
14. 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:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 12 Minutes 27 Secs. 
15. Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Frank Maus (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 7 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Max Seiffert. 
16. La gazza ladra: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 52 Secs. 
17. Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1967 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
18. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1982 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
19. Die leichte Kavallerie: Overture by Franz von Suppé
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 33 Secs. 
20. Gaîté Parisienne: Barcarolle from "Les contes d'Hoffmann" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
21. Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Length: 12 Minutes 40 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Carmen / Act 1: Prélude
Serenade In G, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1. Allegro
Violin Concerto In D, Op.61: 3. Rondo. Allegro
Serenade For Strings In C, Op.48: 2. Walzer: Moderato (Tempo di valse)
Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
An der schönen blauen Donau, Op.314
Radetzky-Marsch, Op.228
Concerto For Violin And Strings In E, Op.8, No.1, R.269 "La Primavera": 1. Allegro
Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068: 2. Air
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: 1. Morning Mood
Boléro
The Planets, op.32: 1. Mars, the Bringer of War
Symphony No.5 In C Minor, Op.67: 1. Allegro con brio
Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95 "From the New World": 2. Largo
Canon and Gigue in D major - arr. Max Seiffert
La gazza ladra: Overture
Thaďs / Acte Deux: Meditation
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: 3. Valse des fleurs (Tempo di Valse)
Light Cavalry: Overture
Gaîté parisienne - Arranged By M. Rosenthal: Barcarolle
The Moldau (from Má Vlast)

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