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Schubert: Symphonies No 5, 6, 8 & 9 / Karajan, Bpo


Release Date: 02/15/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 86067   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 5 in B flat major, D 485 by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Symphony no 6 in C major, D 589 "Little C Major" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-28; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Rosamunde, D 797/Op. 26: no 1, Overture (D 644) by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern, D.797 (1996 Remastered Version): Overture, D.644 'Die Zauberharfe': Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern, D.797 (1996 - Remaster): Overture, D.644 'Die Zauberharfe'
Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major, D.485 (1996 Remastered Version): I. Allegro: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major, D.485 (1996 - Remaster): I. Allegro
Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major, D.485 (1996 Remastered Version): II. Andante con moto: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major, D.485 (1996 - Remaster): II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major, D.485 (1996 Remastered Version): III. Menuetto: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major, D.485 (1996 - Remaster): III. Menuetto
Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major, D.485 (1996 Remastered Version): IV. Allegro vivace: Symphony No. 5 in B Flat Major, D.485 (1996 - Remaster): IV. Allegro vivace
Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D.589 (1996 Remastered Version): I. Adagio - Allegro: Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D.589 (1996 - Remaster): I. Adagio - Allegro
Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D.589 (1996 Remastered Version): II. Andante: Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D.589 (1996 - Remaster): II. Andante
Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D.589 (1996 Remastered Version): III. Scherzo (Presto - più lento): Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D.589 (1996 - Remaster): III. Scherzo (Presto - più lento)
Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D.589 (1996 Remastered Version): IV. Allegro moderato: Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D.589 (1996 - Remaster): IV. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D.759 "Unfinished" (1996 Remastered Version): I. Allegro moderato: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D.759 "Unfinished" (1996 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D.759 "Unfinished" (1996 Remastered Version): II. Andante con moto: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D.759 "Unfinished" (1996 Digital Remaster): II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Remastered Version): I. Andante Allegro ma non troppo: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Digital Remaster): I. Andante Allegro ma non troppo
Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Remastered Version): II. Andante con moto: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Digital Remaster): II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Remastered Version): III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Digital Remaster): III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Remastered Version): IV. Allegro vivace: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D.944 "Great" (1996 Digital Remaster): IV. Allegro vivace

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
  A Schubert/Karajan Winner!! September 1, 2012 By Richard F. Buckley (South Park, PA) See All My Reviews "I am not one of those classical music fans that blesses and loves everything that Karajan does. Some of his recordings are wonderful. Some are, for me, very disappointing. He is not my favorite conductor. But this 2-CD set of Schubert's greatest works is absolutely magnificent. As I said, it features most of the grossly underrated composer's superb works, magnificently performed by an outstanding orchestra and conducted by the Maestro at his superb peak. Not only that, but it is available at a most attractive price. The "Great" ninth symphony is the highlight of this set, but all the selections are outstanding! Karajan whispers to the audience at the proper times and shouts loud and clear when Schubert calls for it. The sound quality, as in all EMI offerings, is magnificent. I can't praise this set of discs enough. It has immediately become one of my favorites. Get this set while it is still available and at a bargain price!" Report Abuse
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