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The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 70th Anniversary - Essential Recordings [12-CD Set]


Release Date: 12/07/2010 
Label:  Helicon   Catalog #: 9614  
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnWolfgang Amadeus MozartFranz SchubertJules Massenet,   ... 
Performer:  Shlomo MintzJulius KatchenArtur RubinsteinDaniel Barenboim,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul KletzkiJosef KripsSir Georg SoltiJean Martinon,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic OrchestraAnkor Children's ChorusIsrael Philharmonia Singers
Number of Discs: 12 
Recorded in: Mixed 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Also available: Zubin Mehta & The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - Live Recordings 1963-2006

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From the day of its first concert, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra has become the flagship of the classical music scene in Israel and a cornerstone of cultural life in the country. The IPO appears as Israel's "ambassador of goodwill" all around the world, wherever there is love and appreciation for music. Indeed, Israel does not have a more admired, effective and fondly remembered artistic representative. As one of the
Read more world's foremost orchestras, the IPO is a source of attraction for great conductors and soloists from all over the world, who came to Israel to perform with the orchestra in the past and continue to do so nowadays.

The IPO has recorded a significant repertoire of masterworks during the years. In this special anniversary tribute album, you can find a representative selection of some of the orchestra's best recordings of the last 50 years.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, in D major Op. 27 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Paul Kletzki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1954 
2.
Symphony no 41 in C major, K 551 "Jupiter" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Josef Krips
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1975 
3.
Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485 by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958 
4.
Le Cid: Ballet music by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Jean Martinon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
Date of Recording: 1958 
5.
Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Overture by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1866 
Date of Recording: 1962 
6.
La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1978 
7.
Symphony no 7 in D minor, Op. 70/B 141 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 1972 
8.
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116 by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 1976 
9.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1975 
10.
Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1979 
11.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1979 
12.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1979 
13.
Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-28; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1977 
14.
Symphony no 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1979 
15.
Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
16.
Oberon, J 306: Overture by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825-1826; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1978 
17.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1988 
18.
Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1980 
19.
Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1945;   
Date of Recording: 1984 
20.
Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber by Paul Hindemith
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 1991 
21.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Julius Katchen (Piano)
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1962 
22.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1976 
23.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1986 
24.
Concerto for Piano no 27 in B flat major, K 595 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1972 
25.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1979 
26.
Harold en Italie, Op. 16 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Daniel Benyamini (Viola)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; France 
Date of Recording: 1975 
27.
Schelomo by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1916; USA 
Date of Recording: 1968 
28.
Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra by Paul Ben-Haim
Performer:  Pnina Salzman (Piano)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; Israel 
Date of Recording: 1960 
29.
Concertos (4) for Violin, Op. 8 no 1-4 "Four seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Isaac Stern (Violin), Pinchas Zukerman (Violin),
Shlomo Mintz (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1982 
30.
Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364 (320d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Viola), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1982 
31.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1990 
32.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1998 
33.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture in E major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1962 
34.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish" by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Date of Recording: 2003 
35.
Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Date of Recording: 2003 
36.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  István Kertész
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 1962 
37.
Hatikvah by Traditional
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ankor Children's Chorus,  Israel Philharmonia Singers

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