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Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherezade; Tchaikovsky / Karajan


Release Date: 06/13/2000 
Label:  Dg The Originals Catalog #: 463614   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-KorsakovPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraDon Kossack Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"In Karajan's account it is the brilliance and prowess of the Berlin Philharmonic which is immediately apparent from the sensitive opening violin solo from Michel Schwalbé onwards. The recording is full-blooded and vivid...The first movement is hard driven but has plenty of excitement; the finale (a resounding success) has even more..." -- Penguin Guide "In Karajan's account it is the brilliance and prowess of the Berlin Philharmonic which is immediately apparent from the sensitive opening violin solo from Michel Schwalbé onwards. The recording is full-blooded and vivid...The first movement is hard driven but has plenty of excitement; the finale (a resounding success) has even more..." -- Penguin Guide Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Scheherazade, Op. 35 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1967 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 46 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2.
1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Don Kossack Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 15 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
3.
Capriccio italien, Op. 45 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 16 Minutes 51 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Scheherazade, Op.35: 1. Largo e maestoso
Scheherazade, Op.35: 2. Lento
Scheherazade, Op.35: 3. Andantino quasi allegretto
Scheherazade, Op.35: 4. Allegro molto
Capriccio italien, Op.45: Andante un poco rubato
Ouverture solennelle "1812," Op.49: Largo - Allegro giusto

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