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The Very Best Of Herbert Von Karajan


Release Date: 03/13/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 6789922   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Joseph HaydnAntonín DvorákJean SibeliusRichard Strauss,   ... 
Performer:  Mstislav RostropovichAlexis WeissenbergGidon KremerFritz Helmis,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony No. 104 in D "London": 3. Menuetto by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/04/1975 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo - Excerpt(s) by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82: 3rd movement, Allegro molto by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915-1919; Finland 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 9 Minutes 11 Secs. 
4.
Don Quixote, Op. 35: Theme by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896-1897; Germany 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio - Excerpt(s) by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77: 3rd movement, Allegro giocoso by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 8 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7.
Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/24/1960 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
8.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314: Excerpt(s) by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
9.
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
10.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
11.
España by Emmanuel Chabrier
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Date of Recording: 09/24/1960 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
12.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 - Excerpt(s) by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
13.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1980 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
14.
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 1, Intermezzo by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
Date of Recording: 01/02/1981 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
15.
Karelia Suite, Op. 11: no 3, Alla marcia by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Finland 
Date of Recording: 01/02/1981 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
16.
Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
17.
Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
18.
Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
19.
Aida: Vieni, o guerriero vindice by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
20.
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116: 4th movement, Intermezzo interrotto by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/30/1974 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
21.
Serenade No. 13 in G, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 1. Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Austria 
Venue:  Grunewaldkirche, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
22.
Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K 299 (297c): 2nd movement, Andantino - Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Fritz Helmis (Harp), James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Venue:  French Church, St. Moritz, Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
23.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Grunewaldkirche, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
24.
Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat major, K 495: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dennis Brain (Horn)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
25.
Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 1st movement, Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 
26.
Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto": 2nd movement, Largo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), David Oistrakh (Violin), Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
27.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 21 Secs. 
28.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale - Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Ernst Haefliger (), Otto Edelmann (), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf ()
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
29.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: Act 2 - Scène by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
30.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 27, Act 4 - Danse des petits cygnes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
31.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
32.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Serenade No. 13 in G, K.525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (1988 - Remaster): I. Allegro
Andantino from Flute and Harp Concerto in C, K.299 (extract) (1985 - Remaster)
Three German Dances, K.605 (1988 - Remaster): No. 3 "Die Schlittenfahrt"
Horn Concerto No. 4 in E Flat Major, K.495 (1997 - Remaster): III. Rondo (Allegro vivace)
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K.550 (1996 - Remaster): I. Molto allegro
Symphony No. 104 in D 'London' (1996 - Remaster): III. Menuet
Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello & Piano in C Major, Op.56 (1996 - Remaster): II. Largo
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op.67 (2008 - Remaster): I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No.9 in D minor 'Choral' Op.125 - IV. Ode to Joy (extract) (1989 Remaster)
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op.95, B.178 'From the New World' (1986 - Remaster): II. Largo
Symphony No. 5 in E Flat Major, Op.82 (2001 - Remaster): III. Allegro molto - Un pochettino largamente
Don Quixote - fantastic variations, Op.35 (1996 - Remaster): Thema: Mäßig - Don Quixote. The Knight of the Mournful Countenance
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op.18 (2004 - Remaster): II. Adagio sostenuto
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.77 (1996 - Remaster): II. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace (Cadenza by Kreisler)
Unter Donner und Blitz Polka, Op.324 (2005 - Remaster)
An die schonen blauen Donau, Op.314 (extract) (1987 - Remaster)
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op.214 (1985 - Remaster)
La Damnation de Faust, Op.24 (1990 - Remaster): Hungarian March
España - Rhapsodie espagnole (2005 - Remaster)
Ma Vlast (1986 - Remaster): Vltava, B.111
Valse triste, Op.44/1
Karelia Suite, Op.11 (2005 - Remaster): I. Intermezzo
Karelia Suite, Op.11 (2005 - Remaster): III. Alla marcia
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz.116 (1989 - Remaster): IV. Intermezzo interrotto (Allegretto)
Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo
Swan Lake - Ballet Suite, Op.20 (2007 - Remaster): Scene (Swan Theme)
Swan Lake - Ballet Suite, Op.20 (2007 - Remaster): Dance of the little swans
The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Extracts (2007 - Remaster): No.6 Valse (Act I)
The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Extracts (2007 - Remaster): No.8 Pas d'action ('Rose' Adagio) (Act I)
Lohengrin - Prelude Act III (1990 - Remaster)
Aida (1986 - Remaster): Gloria all Egitto, ad Iside (Popolo/Sacerdoti)
Aida (1986 - Remaster): Marcia trionfale
Aida (1986 - Remaster): Vieni, o guerriero vindice (Popolo/Sacerdoti)

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