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London Symphony Orchestra - Salzburg Festival 1973-1977


Release Date: 06/03/2003 
Label:  Andante   Catalog #: 4030   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenJohannes BrahmsRobert Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  Henryk SzeryngEmil Gilels
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REPRINT (2nd EDITION) Comprising all previously unreleased recordings, this four-CD set presents classic, headline-generating performances by the London Symphony Orchestra with conductor Karl Böhm at the Salzburg Festival. Dating from 1973 to 1977, the recordings also feature pianist Emil Gilels (in the Schumann Piano Concerto) and violinist Henryk Szeryng (in a concerto once attributed to Mozart). A veritable symbol of Central European values, Böhm leads the LSO in Mozart's Symphonies No. 28 and No. 35 ("Haffner"), Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, Schumann's Symphony No. 4 and Brahms' Symphony No. 2. The four-disc set is sold for the price of three, with the Richard Strauss tone poem Death and Transfiguration coming on a bonus CD. The Read more Austrian Radio (ORF) stereo tapes were digitally mastered by Ton Eichinger Studio in Vienna. Illustrated with photos from the LSO archive, the 96-page booklet features an introduction by Pulitzer Prize–winner Tim Page and an essay by notable British critic/author Richard Osborne, as well as artist bios from The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. REPRINTED COPIES INCLUDE: Attractive, informative and protective slipcase Improved book layout Additional photographs with expansive captions Same high-quality audio production Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 28 in C major, K 200 (189k) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1774 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1977 
Venue:  Live  Great Festival Hall, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 21 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 35 in D major, K 385 "Haffner" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1973 
Venue:  Live  Great Festival Hall, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 18 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1977 
Venue:  Live  Great Festival Hall, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 38 Minutes 59 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Violin in D major, K 271a (271i) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1973 
Venue:  Live  Great Festival Hall, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 30 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1973 
Venue:  Live  Great Festival Hall, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 41 Minutes 1 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1975 
Venue:  Live  Great Festival Hall, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 33 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1975 
Venue:  Live  Great Festival Hall, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 31 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Germany (1841).
Composition revised: Germany (1851). 
8.
Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1977 
Venue:  Live  Great Festival Hall, Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 25 Minutes 6 Secs. 

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