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Great Conductor - Kleiber, Solti, Bernstein & Von Karajan

Great Conductors (4pc) / (4pk)
Release Date: 01/26/2018 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 744108  
Composer:  Dmitri ShostakovichSergei ProkofievModest MussorgskyJohann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Sir Georg SoltiHerbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This impressive four-DVD set features four documentaries that revolve around the lives and careers of four of history’s finest conductors. The first is “I Am Lost to the World,” a documentary about Carlos Kleiber, that includes several musical excerpts conducted by Kleiber. The second is “Journey of a Lifetime,” which focuses on Sir Georg Solti. The film includes interviews with Valerie Solti, Valery Gergiev, and more. “Larger Than Life” revolves around Leonard Bernstein, and includes interviews with his children and other music giants like Stephen Sondheim and Gustavo Dudamel. Finally, “Maestro for the Screen,” is about the life of Herbert von Karajan and shows the fascinating development of Karajan’s language for filming orchestral Read more productions and starts with the very first concert production in 1957 in Japan, followed by the impressive cooperation with director Henri Georges Clouzot in 1965 to Karajan’s own film company Telemondial. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in F minor, Op. 10 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924-1925; USSR 
2.
Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 25 "Classical" by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
3.
Khovanshchina: Prelude by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
4.
Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711-1713; ?Weimar, Germany 
5.
Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 

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