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Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 75th Anniversay - Great Moments

Mehta / Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Release Date: 04/10/2012 
Label:  Helicon   Catalog #: 29649   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiFranz SchubertJohannes BrahmsAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Pinchas ZukermanItzhak PerlmanRudolf BuchbinderYefim Bronfman,   ... 
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaHerbert BlomstedtGary BertiniKurt Masur,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is the principal orchestra of Israel. Originally the band was known as the Palestine Orchestra in 1936 was founded by violinist Bronislaw Huberman in the time when many Jewish musicians were fired from European orchestras. The concert took place up to December 26, 1936 in Tel Aviv and was conducted by Arturo Toscanini. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is the principal orchestra of Israel. Originally the band was known as the Palestine Orchestra in 1936 was founded by violinist Bronislaw Huberman in the time when many Jewish musicians were fired from European orchestras. The concert took place up to December 26, 1936 in Tel Aviv and was conducted by Arturo Toscanini. Read less

Works on This Recording

La forza del destino: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great": 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-28; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 13 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Symphony no 4 in E minor, Op. 98: 3rd movement, Allegro giocoso by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1887; Bohemia 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163: 3rd movement, Allegretto by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Gary Bertini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Symphony No. 88: Finale. Allegro con spirito by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, Op. 3 no 8/RV 522: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin), Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1711; Venice, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 4th movement, Allegretto grazioso by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Rudolf Buchbinder (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Piano Concerto No. 2: Allegro scherzando by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yefim Bronfman (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Violin Concerto No. 2: Allegro, ben marcato by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Modern 
Written: 1935 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
German Requiem, Op. 45: Denn alles Fleisch by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1868; Austria 
Length: 13 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection": 2nd movement, Andante moderato by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  James Levine
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1896; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro con brio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Allegro con grazia by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: no 4, Zion hört die Wächter singen, das Herz tut in ihr by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364: Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Chaim Taub (Violin), Daniel Benyamini (Viola)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano no 27 in B flat major, K 595: Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nicola Ulivieri (Voice)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Piano Concerto No. 2: Moderato by Sergey Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 11 Minutes 15 Secs. 

Sound Samples

La forza del destino: I. Sinfonia
Le nozze di Figaro K492: I. Overture
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 9, D. 944- "The Great": II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90: III. Allegro giocoso
Slavonic dance in D Minor, Op. 72
Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": III. Allegro con grazia
Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88: III. Allegretto grazioso
Symphony No. 2 in C Minor: II. Andante moderato
Symphony No. 88 in G Major: IV. Finale.Allegro con spirito
Cantata BWV 140 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme: Zion hört die Wächter singen
Concerto for 2 Violins RV 522: II. Larghetto e spiritoso
Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major K. 364: III. Presto
Piano concerto No. 27 in B-Flat Major K. 595: I. Allegro
Violin concerto in D Major, Op. 61: II. Larghetto
Piano concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83: IV. Allegretto grazioso
Piano concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: I. Moderato
Piano concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22: II. Allegro scherzando
Violin concerto No. 2 in G Minor,Op. 94: III. Allegro, ben marcato
A German Requiem, Op. 45: II. "Denn alles Fleisch es ist wie Gras"
Don Giovanni, K. 527: "Fin ch'han dal vino"

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