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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:  Evgeni 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:  Evgeni 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: French Impressionist 
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 

Sound Samples

Academic Festival Overture, Op.80: Allegro - L'istesso tempo, un poco maestoso - Animato - Maestoso
La Traviata / Act 1: Prelude
Symphony No.5 In C Sharp Minor: 2. Stürmisch bewegt. Mit größter Vehemenz - Bedeutend langsamer - Tempo I subito
Piano Concerto No.3 In C Minor, Op.37: 3. Rondo (Allegro)
Romeo And Juliet, Ballet Suite, Op.64a, No.1: 6. Romeo And Juliet
Pictures At An Exhibition: The Hut On Fowl's Legs (Baba-Yaga)
Pictures At An Exhibition: The Great Gate Of Kiev
Music To Goethe's Tragedy "Egmont" Op.84: Ouverture - Sostenuto, ma non troppo - Allegro
Slavonic March, Op.31
Symphony No.3 In F, Op.90: 3. Poco allegretto
Overture "Le carnaval romain", Op.9

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