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New Year's Concert 2010 / Pretre, Vienna Philharmonic


Release Date: 01/12/2010 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001398402  
Composer:  Johann Strauss Jr.Josef StraussOtto NicolaiJohann Strauss Sr.,   ... 
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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The annual New Year’s Concert from Vienna, seen by millions on TV worldwide, is the best-known classical concert in the world. Georges Prêtre returns to Vienna’s illustrious Musikverein to conduct a compelling program that combines adored classics with no less than four intriguing premieres. Idolized in Vienna, legendary French maestro Prêtre first came to eminence for his recordings with the great Maria Callas and is a leading expert on and interpreter of the music of the Strauss family. Read more /> Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
2. Frauenherz, Op. 166 by Josef Strauss
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Vienna, Austria 
3. Im Krapfenwaldl, Op. 336 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
4. Das Spitzentuch der Königin: Stürmisch in Lieb und Tanz, Op. 393 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Vienna, Austria 
5. Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op. 333 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Vienna, Austria 
6. Perpetuum mobile, Op. 257 "Musikalischer Scherz" by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Vienna, Austria 
7. Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Overture by Otto Nicolai
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Berlin, Germany 
8. Wiener Bonbons, Op. 307 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Vienna, Austria 
9. Champagner-Polka, Op. 211 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Vienna, Austria 
10. Ein Herz, ein Sinn, Op. 323 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
11. Der Carneval in Paris, Op. 100 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Austria 
12. Die Rheinnixen: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Vienna, Austria 
13. Helenen-Quadrille, Op. 14 by Eduard Strauss
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Vienna, Austria 
14. Morgenblätter, Op. 279 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Vienna, Austria 
15. Champagnegalop by Hans Christian Lumbye
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Denmark 
16. Cagliostro in Wien: Auf der Jagd Polka, Op. 373 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Vienna, Austria 
17. An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
18. Radetzky March, Op. 228 by Johann Strauss Sr.
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Vienna, Austria 

Featured Sound Samples

Champagnegalop (Lumbye)
Ein Herz, ein Sinn (Johann Strauss Jr.)
Wiener Bonbons (Johann Strauss Jr.)
Frauenherz (Josef Strauss)
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai): Overture

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