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Karajan Spectacular, Vol. 5 / Philharmonia Orchestra


Release Date: 07/07/2017 
Label:  Idi   Catalog #: 6726  
Composer:  Georges BizetRuggero LeoncavalloFranz SchmidtModest Mussorgsky,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

IDIS goes on, with this fifth volume of the series “Karajan Spectacular,” in representing some of the most famous Karajan recordings of Fifties and Seventies . This release presents some exceptional works like the lively suite “ Pini di Roma” by Respighi and the touching interlude from Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo. In a collection that’s ranging from Italy to France to Russia, what’s certainly recognizable is the incredible art and talent of the German conductor who was able to give so much to his ensembles. Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan was the principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic for 35 years. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest conductors of the twentieth century, and was an extraordinary figure in Read more European music from the mid 1950s until his death in 1989. This is largely due in part to the number of recordings that he made and their prominence during his life. During his lifetime, he sold an estimated 200 million records. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: Suite no 1 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
2.
I Pagliacci: Intermezzo by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
3.
Notre Dame: Act 1 Intermezzo by Franz Schmidt
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1904; Austria 
4.
Khovanshchina: Dance of the Persian Slaves by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
5.
Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1924; Rome, Italy 
6.
Prince Igor: Danses polovtsiennes by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 

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