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Karajan Adagio: Music To Free Your Mind

Karajan,Herbert Von
Release Date: 03/05/2013 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001805202   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Pietro MascagniJohann PachelbelGustav MahlerJules Massenet,   ... 
Performer:  Wolfgang MeyerFrank MausMichel SchwalbéKarlheinz Zöller,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Wolfgang Meyer (Organ)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1967 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major: Canon by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Frank Maus (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1983 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1973 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 11 Minutes 57 Secs. 
4.
Thaďs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1967 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
5.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Karlheinz Zöller (Flute)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1983 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Adagio in C minor for strings & organ (previously attributed to Tomaso Albinoni) by Remo Giazotto
Performer:  Leon Spierer (Violin), David Bell (Organ)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Date of Recording: 09/1983 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 11 Minutes 49 Secs. 
7.
Peer Gynt Suite no 2, Op. 55: no 4, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Date of Recording: 02/1982 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
8.
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Karlheinz Zöller (Flute)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1985 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 9 Minutes 55 Secs. 
9.
The Four Seasons: Winter (L'inverno). Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1972 
Venue:  Französische Kirche, St. Moritz 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
10.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
Date of Recording: 02/1984 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
11.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 09/1980 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
12.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 3rd movement, Adagietto by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1970 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
13.
Peer Gynt Suite no 1, Op. 46: no 2, Death of Ase by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1888; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1982 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
14.
Concerto a 6, RV 523: Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Emil Maas (Violin), Thomas Brandis (Violin), Ottomar Borwitzky (Cello)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1742 
Date of Recording: 08/1970 
Venue:  Französische Kirche, St. Moritz 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
15.
La traviata: Act 3 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1967 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
16.
Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Gerhard Stempnik ()
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
Date of Recording: 02/1984 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 7 Minutes 58 Secs. 
17.
Madama Butterfly: Act 2. Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904 
Date of Recording: 01/1974 
Venue:  Sofiensaal, Vienna 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
18.
Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 3: Siciliana by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1969 
Venue:  Französische Kirche, St. Moritz 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
19.
Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1970 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
20.
Les Sylphides: Nocturne by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 04/1961 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
21.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 12 in B minor, HWV 330 - Aria by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Date of Recording: 08/1966 
Venue:  Victoriasaal, Hotel "La Reine Victoria", 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
22.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/1984 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 7 Minutes 24 Secs. 
23.
Romeo and Juliet: Love Theme by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881 
Date of Recording: 10/1966 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
24.
Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1983 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 8 Secs. 
25.
Serenade, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": Romance by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1981 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
26.
Serenade for Strings, Op. 48: Élégie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1980 
Venue:  Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 8 Minutes 14 Secs. 
27.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin 
Length: 7 Minutes 8 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico
Canon and Gigue in D major - arr. Max Seiffert: 1. Canon
Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor: 4. Adagietto (Sehr langsam)
Thaďs / Acte Deux: Meditation
Orfeo Ed Euridice: Dance Of The Blessed Spirits (Act 2)
Romeo And Juliet, Fantasy Overture: Love Theme
Adagio For Strings And Organ In G Minor
Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op.55: 4. Solveig's Song
Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune
Concerto For Violin And Strings In F Minor, Op.8, No.4, R.297 "L'inverno": 2. Largo
Valse triste, Op.44
Suite No.3 In D, BWV 1068: 2. Air
Gaîté parisienne: Barcarolle
L'Arlésienne Suite No.1: Adagietto
Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46: 2. The Death Of Aase
Concerto In A Minor For 2 Violins, Strings, And Continuo, R.523: 2. Largo
La traviata / Act 3: Prelude
Serenade In G, K.525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": 2. Romance (Andante)
The Swan Of Tuonela, Op.22, No.2
Serenade For Strings In C, Op.48: 3. Elégie: Larghetto elegiaco
Madama Butterfly / Act 2: Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus)
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Antiche danze ed arie per liuto, Suite III: 3. Siciliana. Andantino
Carmen Suite No.1: Entr'acte (Act III)
Les Sylphides: 2. Nocturne
Concerto grosso in B minor, Op.6, No.12: 3. Larghetto, e piano
Tristan und Isolde - Concert Version: Liebestod

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