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Liszt: Les Preludes; Smetana: Moldau, Etc / Karajan


Release Date: 02/11/2010 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 413587   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz LisztGioachino RossiniBedrich SmetanaCarl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"These are larger-than-life performances which daringly flaunt any danger of vulgarity, and the sheer bravura combined with finely polished ensemble totally justifies that flaunting in such music." -- Gramophone [4/1988] Reviewing original LP Recordings. "These are larger-than-life performances which daringly flaunt any danger of vulgarity, and the sheer bravura combined with finely polished ensemble totally justifies that flaunting in such music." -- Gramophone [4/1988] Reviewing original LP Recordings. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (6) for Orchestra, S 359: no 5 in E minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
2.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
3.
Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65 by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Dresden, Germany 

Customer Reviews

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 les preludes December 10, 2013 By HERBERT HSIN LI (Aberdeen, NJ) See All My Reviews "This is the best version of Les Preludes. Forever." Report Abuse
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