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Romantic Adagio / Karajan


Release Date: 01/28/1997 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 449900   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Pietro MascagniJacques OffenbachPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Karajan's same superb sense of timing and spaciousness is again felt...the results are spectacular." - PENQUIN GUIDE 2003/04 Edition "Karajan's same superb sense of timing and spaciousness is again felt...the results are spectacular." - PENQUIN GUIDE 2003/04 Edition Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 9/1967 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 9/1980 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3. Romeo and Juliet Overture: Love Theme by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/1966 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4. Les Sylphides: Nocturne no 10 in A flat major, Op.32 no 2 by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 4/1961 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: 'Les Sylphides' is a compilation of works by Frédéric Chopin. It was conceived as a ballet by Mikhail Fokin in 1909, and orchestrated by Roy Douglas in 1936. 
5. Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2nd movement, Romanza by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 2/1981 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
6. 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: 12/1983 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
7. Scheherazade, Op. 35: 3rd movement, The young prince and princess by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1/1967 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 37 Secs. 
8. Coppélia: Ballade de l'épi by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Date of Recording: 4/1961 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
9. From Holberg's Time, Op. 40: 2nd movement, Sarabande by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Date of Recording: 2/1981 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Edvard Grieg (1885)
This selection is a DDD recording. 
10. Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22: 1st movement, Moderato by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 9/1980 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
11. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1970 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
12. Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod [Instrumental] by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 2/1984 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 

Sound Samples

Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
Gaîté parisienne - Arranged by M. Rosenthal: Barcarolle
Romeo And Juliet, Fantasy Overture: Love Theme
Les Sylphides: 2. Nocturne
Serenade in G, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2. Romance (Andante)
The Moldau (from Má Vlast): Allegro. The First Source of the Moldau - The Second Source - Woods; Hunt; L'istesso tempo ma moderato. Peasant Wedding; L'istesso tempo. Moonlight
Scheherazade, Op.35: 3. Andantino quasi allegretto
Coppélia, Suite: 5. Ballade
Holberg Suite, Op.40: 2. Sarabande (Andante)
Serenade for Strings in E, Op.22: 1. Moderato
Carmen Suite No.1: Entr'acte (Act III)
Tristan und Isolde - Concert version: Liebestod

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