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111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon [13 DVDs]


Release Date: 10/20/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001340909  
Composer:  Georges BizetGiuseppe VerdiLudwig van BeethovenPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Mirella FreniGrace BumbryJon VickersLeontyne Price,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanKarl BöhmClaudio AbbadoPierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Salzburg
Number of Discs: 13 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

11 Great Videos in a Limited-Edition, 13-Disc Set

Drawn from the Unitel catalog, these are some of the greatest videos ever recorded

Titles included in this set:

The Making Of West Side Story / Bernstein, Te Kanawa, Carreras, Troyanos
"This documentary is a must; there isn’t one boring moment in it." -- Fanfare

Beethoven: Piano Concertos 3 & 5 / Pollini, Böhm, Vienna Philharmonic (only
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Bizet: Carmen / Karajan, Bumbry, Vickers, Freni

Mozart: Violin Concertos 4 & 5 / Mutter, Camerata Salzburg (only available in a concertos set)

Mozart: Don Giovanni / Furtwängler, Siepi, Grümmer, Edelmann, della Casa

Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier / Kleiber, Jones, Fassbaender, Popp (2 DVDs)

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake / Fonteyn, Nureyev, Lanchbery

Verdi: La Traviata / Rizzi, Netrebko, Villazón, Hampson
"The hit of the 2005 Salzburg Festival, this is the most moving performance of the opera I've ever come across. Its honesty touches the heart and the stars shine gloriously." -- ClassicsToday.com

Verdi: Messa Da Requiem / Karajan, Price, Pavarotti

Wagner: Die Walküre / Boulez, Jones, Hofmann, McIntyre (2 DVDs)

Prokofiev: Peter & The Wolf / Sting, Abbado
"The interplay of childhood and experience accounts for much of the power and appeal of Prokofiev’s music, and it’s the same in this whimsical but knowing storybook production." -- Fanfare
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Works on This Recording

1. Carmen by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Jon Vickers (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
2. Requiem Mass by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
3. Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
4. Swan Lake, Op. 20 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
5. Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sting (Voice)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USSR 
6. Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Dame Gwyneth Jones (Soprano), Donald McIntyre (Bass)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
7. Concerto for Violin no 3 in G major, K 216 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Salzburg
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 

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