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Herbert Von Karajan Conducts Mozart, Bruckner

Mozart / Bruckner / Karajan,Herbert Von
Release Date: 05/28/2013 
Label:  Ica Classics   Catalog #: 5102   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  AnonymousWolfgang Amadeus MozartAnton Bruckner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This 2CD set preserves the exact concert that took place at the Royal Festival Hall on 6 April 1962, including the British and Austrian national anthems. It is sourced from the Music Preserved archive. The combination of Karajan and the Vienna Philharmonic playing Mozart and Bruckner drew a ‘packed and raving audience’ according to Neville Cardus in The Guardian. The Bruckner Symphony No. 7 received great acclaim from the Daily Telegraph, with the critic Donald Mitchell writing ‘London has not heard a Bruckner performance of this quality for years’. Mitchell went on to add that the music-making was ‘undoubtedly touched by interpretative genius’. This 2CD set preserves the exact concert that took place at the Royal Festival Hall on 6 April 1962, including the British and Austrian national anthems. It is sourced from the Music Preserved archive. The combination of Karajan and the Vienna Philharmonic playing Mozart and Bruckner drew a ‘packed and raving audience’ according to Neville Cardus in The Guardian. The Bruckner Symphony No. 7 received great acclaim from the Daily Telegraph, with the critic Donald Mitchell writing ‘London has not heard a Bruckner performance of this quality for years’. Mitchell went on to add that the music-making was ‘undoubtedly touched by interpretative genius’. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
God save the King/Queen by Anonymous
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1744; England 
2.
Land der Berge, Land am Strome by Anonymous
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; Austria 
3.
Symphony no 41 in C major, K 551 "Jupiter" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107 by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: Original 1885 version, ed. R. Haas. 

Customer Reviews

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 Historic Recording! July 30, 2015 By gwen t. (Culver City, CA) See All My Reviews "I am told that this is a historic recording, but the real reason I bought it was for the British and Austrian anthems as conducted by Karajan - artifacts of a sort! Of course, the Mozart and Bruckner are superb!" Report Abuse
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