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The Berlin Album / Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker


Release Date: 05/14/2002 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 471627   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges BizetLudwig van BeethovenSergei ProkofievAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Evgeny KissinMartha ArgerichMaurizio Pollini
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: 'L'arlésienne: Suite no 2' was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after
Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 
2.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92: 2nd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1999 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 7 Minutes 56 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in D flat major, Op. 10: 1st movement, Allegro brioso by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Evgeny Kissin (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1912; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1993 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1997 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 13 Minutes 19 Secs. 
5.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1993 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 7 in E minor: Nachtmusik I, Allegro moderato by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/2001 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 15 Minutes 52 Secs. 
7.
Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra: no 2, Fętes by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1897-1899; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1999 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 2nd movement, Andantino semplice by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 10 Minutes 5 Secs. 
10.
La traviata: Act 1 Prelude by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  Jesus Christ Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
11.
Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 2nd movement by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1993 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 14 Minutes 44 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 9 Minutes 1 Secs. 
13.
Romeo and Juliet Suite no 1, Op. 64a: no 6, Balcony Scene by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 04/1996 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
14.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 15, The Hut on Fowl's Legs "Baba Yaga" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1993 
Venue:  Live  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Maurice Ravel 
15.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1991 
Venue:  Live  Schauspielhaus, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 8 Minutes 6 Secs. 
16.
Marche slave, Op. 31 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1995 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 10 Minutes 33 Secs. 
17.
Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 3rd movement, Poco allegretto by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1989 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
18.
Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1844; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1998 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 8 Minutes 28 Secs. 
19.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1993 
Venue:  Great Hall, Philharmonie, Berlin 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Maurice Ravel 

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