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Verdi: Overtures & Preludes / Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic


Release Date: 09/16/1997 
Label:  Dg Double Catalog #: 453058   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Nabucco: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
2. Ernani: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
3. I masnadieri: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
4. Macbeth: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
5. Il corsaro: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
6. La battaglia di Legnano: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
7. Luisa Miller: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
8. Rigoletto: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
9. La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
10. I vespri siciliani: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
11. Un ballo in maschera: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
12. La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
13. Aida: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
14. Un giorno di regno: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
15. Oberto: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
16. Giovanna d'Arco: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
17. Alzira: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
18. Attila: Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
19. Aroldo: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 

Sound Samples

Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio: Overture (Sinfonia)
Un giorno di regno: "Il finto Stanislao" - Ouvertüre
Nabucco: Overture
Ernani: Overture (Preludio)
Giovanna d'Arco: Overture
Alzira: Overture (Sinfonia)
Attila: Preludio
I Masnadieri: Overture (Preludio)
Macbeth: Overture (Preludio)
Il Corsaro: Overture
La battaglia di Legnano: Overture
Luisa Miller: Overture
Rigoletto / Preludio: Preludio
La traviata / Act 1: Prelude
I vespri siciliani: Overture
Aroldo: Sinfonia
Un ballo in maschera / Act 2: Preludio
La forza del destino: Overture (Sinfonia)
Aida: Preludio

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