WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

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. 

Low Stock: Currently 3 or fewer in stock. Usually ships in 24 hours, unless stock becomes depleted.  
ArkivCD  $16.99
Low Stock



This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

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.
Les préludes, S 97 by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848/1854; Weimar, Germany 
3.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
4.
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 
5.
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

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 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
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN - TRY IT FREE!
Listen to all your favorite classical music for only $20/month.
Sign up for your monthly subscription service and get unlimited access to the most comprehensive digital catalog of classical music in the world - new releases. bestsellers, advanced releases and more.
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In