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Karajan - The Legend


Release Date: 04/01/2008 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 15934   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Maurice RavelClaude DebussyEmmanuel ChabrierPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 31 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
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Works on This Recording

1.
Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Length: 16 Minutes 9 Secs. 
2.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Length: 10 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3.
España by Emmanuel Chabrier
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Allegro con grazia by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Length: 8 Minutes 58 Secs. 
5.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1980 
6.
Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
7.
Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Length: 8 Minutes 39 Secs. 
8.
Der Freischütz, J 277: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Length: 10 Minutes 37 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished": 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Length: 12 Minutes 25 Secs. 
10.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Length: 7 Minutes 41 Secs. 
11.
Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Length: 10 Minutes 59 Secs. 
12.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Length: 12 Minutes 8 Secs. 
13.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
14.
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
15.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
16.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 4th movement, Allegro con fuoco by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Length: 10 Minutes 56 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Boléro (1986 Remastered Version): Boléro
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1986 Remastered Version): Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
España (1990 Remastered Version): España
Symphony No. 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique' Op. 74 (1987 Remastered Version): Allegro con grazia: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique' Op. 74 (1987 Digital Remaster): Allegro con grazia
L'Arlésienne (1989 Remastered Version): Pastorale: L'Arlésienne (1989 - Remaster): Pastorale
L'Arlésienne (1989 Remastered Version): Intermezzo: L'Arlésienne (1989 - Remaster): Intermezzo
L'Arlésienne (1989 Remastered Version): Minuet (from 'La jolie fille de Perth'): L'Arlésienne (1989 - Remaster): Minuet (from 'La jolie fille de Perth')
L'Arlésienne (1989 Remastered Version): Farandole: L'Arlésienne (1989 - Remaster): Farandole
Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo
Die Fledermaus, Act 1: Overture: Strauss, Johann II: Die Fledermaus, Act 1: Overture
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Hungarian March: Berlioz: La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Hungarian March
Der Freischütz, J.277 (1996 Remastered Version): Overture: Der Freischütz, J.277 (1996 - Remaster): Overture
Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D.759 "Unfinished" (1996 Remastered Version): I. Allegro moderato: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D.759 "Unfinished" (1996 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550: I. Molto allegro: Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550: I. Molto allegro
Der Fliegende Holländer (1985 Remastered Version): Overture: Der Fliegende Holländer (1985 - Remaster): Overture
Ma Vlast (1986 Remastered Version): Vltava, B.111 (1874): Ma Vlast (1986 Digital Remaster): Vltava, B.111 (1874)
Valse triste, Op.44/1
Tritsch-Tratsch, Polka schnell, Op. 214: Strauss, Johann II: Tritsch-Tratsch, Polka schnell, Op. 214
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178, 'From the New World': IV. Allegro con fuoco: Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178, 'From the New World': IV. Allegro con fuoco

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