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Salzburg Festival Concerts


Release Date: 08/03/2018 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 746008  
Composer:  Maurice RavelBéla BartókIgor StravinskyFranz Schubert,   ... 
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim
Conductor:  Pierre BoulezNikolaus HarnoncourtDaniel BarenboimSimon Rattle,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraWest-Eastern Divan OrchestraNational Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Number of Discs: 6 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The concerts that occur each year at the Salzburg Festival are undoubtedly some of the finest performances in the world. Established in 1920, the Festival is held each summer in the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In addition to the various concerts that are performed each year, operas and plays are presented as well. This unique and extensive release features six concerts from the Salzburg Festival that were recorded between 2007 and 2013. The fine orchestras featured include the Wiener Philharmoniker, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, and the National Children’s Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela under the batons of Pierre Boulez, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Daniel Barenboim, and Sir Simon Rattle. The concerts that occur each year at the Salzburg Festival are undoubtedly some of the finest performances in the world. Established in 1920, the Festival is held each summer in the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In addition to the various concerts that are performed each year, operas and plays are presented as well. This unique and extensive release features six concerts from the Salzburg Festival that were recorded between 2007 and 2013. The fine orchestras featured include the Wiener Philharmoniker, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, and the National Children’s Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela under the batons of Pierre Boulez, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Daniel Barenboim, and Sir Simon Rattle. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Valses nobles et sentimentales by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; France 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 1, Sz 83 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Budapest, Hungary 
3.
Firebird by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
4.
German Dances (6) for Piano, D 820 by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Frauenherz, Op. 166 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Delirien, Op. 212 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Pęle-męle, Op. 161 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-28; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Notations (12) for Orchestra by Pierre Boulez
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
11.
Te Deum in C major, WAB 45 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1884; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Lulu-Suite by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Austria 
13.
Der Wein by Alban Berg
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; Austria 
14.
Das klagende Lied by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1899; Austria 
15.
Sinfonia concertante for Winds in E flat major, K 297b (K Anh 9) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Written: 1778 
16.
Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31 by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1928; Berlin, Germany 
18.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
19.
Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Simon Rattle,  Jesús Parra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896 
20.
Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Simon Rattle,  Jesús Parra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
21.
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances - Mambo by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Simon Rattle,  Jesús Parra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
22.
Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Simon Rattle,  Jesús Parra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 
23.
Estancia Suite, Op. 8a by Alberto Ginastera
Conductor:  Simon Rattle,  Jesús Parra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Argentina 

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